This course looks at a variety of case scenerios surrounding blended families.
"This was the best ethics course I've ever taken"- Pauline
- Understand how blended families are similar to and different from the traditional "intact" family.
- Learn about the integration process that blended families must achieve for optimal functioning.
- Identify seven ethical considerations in treating blended families.
- Learn to use a values-based approach to think through ethical dilemmas with this population
- Use five family therapy strategies when helping blended families integrate.
Meets Ethics requirements. This course will inform you on ethical issues that occur in clinical work with families, including divorce, custody conflicts, and boundary clarification in working with children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and guardians. Duty to warn responsibilities will be examined as they apply to domestic violence crisis. Responsibilities and duties of the clinician and the family will be covered. (booklet)
Objectives: Participants will be:
- Be familiar with the connection between values and ethics
- Aaware of of decision making steps and addressing ethical dilemmas
- Familiar with the requirements of informed consent
- Familiar with the NASW code of ethics concerning billing, fraud, honesty, conflict of interest, interruption of service privacy and confidentiality
This course addresses the problems that alcohol can have on the family and intimate relationships.
1. Understand how alcohol effects the entire family
2. Learn the types of problems that co-occur such as violence, infidelity, jealousy, economic insecurity, and divorce
3. Learn brief and long term intervention approaches