Frontline Ethics: Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling

Frontline Ethics: Issues in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling

Dates and Locations:

September 12, 2008, Kirksville, Missouri – Days Inn – Kirksville

September 19, 2008, Columbia, Missouri – Peachtree Banquet Center

All conferences run from 8am to 12pm Registration Fee:

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Program Description:

Ethical issues and dilemmas challenge the practitioner. What are the guiding principles that inform ethical decision-making? How do the codes of ethics under which clinicians practice fit with the guiding principles? This interactive workshop focuses on the use of the guiding principles, the codes of ethics, and practice applications.

Program Presenter:

Peggy J. Keilholz, ACSW, CASAC,is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Advanced Substance Abuse Counselor 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 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 George Warren 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 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 Biology from Fontbonne College, a Master of Arts in Religion and Education from St. Louis University, and a Master of Social Work from Washington University in

St. Louis.

Continuing Education Credits:

The University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 3 clock hours or 3.6 contact hours (.4 CEUs) for this activity.

The MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. If your profession is not listed above or if you are from outside of Missouri, check with your Board prior to completing this program to ensure you are seeking the proper accreditation.

Substance Abuse Professionals

Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board has pre-approved this training for 3 contact hours.


MIMH is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP��� 6339) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. MIMH is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This program has been approved for 3 clock hours of continuing education credit.

Web Conference:

A web conference will be held about this program on Wednesday, April 9th, 2008 at 9:30am CST.

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