Ethics on the Fault Line – Advanced Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling

Ethics on the Fault Line – Advanced Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling


Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 1:30 pm CDT

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Program Description:

Ethical issues and dilemmas frequently challenge the practitioner. With an increasing length of time in practice and a greater awareness, social workers and substance abuse counselors may face more complicated ethical decisions.This interactive workshop reviews the NASW and Substance Abuse Professionals Codes of Ethics and the principles expressed therein. It also introduces and instructs the attendee in the application of templates to guide ethical decision-making.

Program Presenter:

Peggy J. Keilholz, ACSW, CASAC, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Advanced Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in Missouri. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW), a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor.In addition to maintaining a private practice in individual, couples, and family therapy, Peggy teaches part-time in the Family Therapy Specialization at the Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, in St. Louis. She is a past President of the St. Louis Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. From 2005-2007 she served as the Ethics Chair for the Missouri Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.During her 24 years in practice, Peggy has worked with numerous individuals and families coping with alcoholism and drug addiction and chronic mental and physical conditions. She has presented numerous workshops on social work ethics. Peggy received a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Education from St. Louis University, and a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.

Continuing Professional Education:

For $10 we offer the following accreditation which can be purchased during the Web Conference: The University of Missouri-Columbia Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this activity.MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.

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