Social Work in the Digital Age: Telehealth, Ethics and Risk Management Challenges

Wednesday, September 22 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM [EDT]

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Wednesday, September 22 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM [EDT]

We are pleased to offer this webinar with nationally known ethics expert, Dr. Frederic Reamer. 

Regular Price:  $70

Member Price:  $60

Social Work in the Digital Age: Telehealth, Ethics and Risk Management Challenges

This webinar will explore cutting-edge ethical issues arising out of social workers' growing use of digital technology, electronic interventions, and online social media to deliver services, communicate with clients, and search online for information about clients.  The workshop will focus on key ethical challenges related to privacy, confidentiality, privileged communication, informed consent, boundaries, and nontraditional interventions, among others.  Dr. Reamer will review state-of-the-art ethical, regulatory, and practice standards and guidelines.  He will discuss practical strategies to protect clients and prevent ethics complaints and litigation, including challenges associated with social workers' decisions about returning to in-person service delivery.  

 

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

·        Identify ethical dilemmas related to social workers' use of electronic interventions and electronic communications, digital technology, and social media

·        Apply ethical decision-making frameworks and protocols 

·        Apply relevant ethical and practice standards

·        Identify ethical issues that pose malpractice and liability risks 

·        Design strategies to protect clients and prevent ethics complaints and lawsuits 

 

For those licensed in NY: NASW New Jersey Chapter SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0138.

REFUNDS: There are no refunds for this webinar.  All sales are final.

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For more information, contact Helen French at: 732-993-7311 or hfrench.naswnj@socialworkers.org

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Frederic
Professor, Graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College

Frederic Reamer is professor in the graduate program, School of Social Work, Rhode Island College, where he has been on the faculty since 1983. His teaching and research focus on professional ethics, criminal justice, mental health, health care, and public policy. Dr. Reamer received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and has served as a social worker in correctional and mental health settings. He chaired the national task force that wrote the Code of Ethics adopted by the National Association of Social Workers in 1996 and served on the code revision task force. Dr. Reamer also chaired the national task force sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers, Association of Social Work Boards, Council on Social Work Education, and Clinical Social Work Association that developed technology standards for the profession. Dr. Reamer has lectured nationally and internationally on social work and professional ethics, including in India, China, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and in various European nations. His books include Social Work Values and Ethics; Risk Management in Social Work; The Social Work Ethics Casebook; Ethical Standards in Social Work; Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships in the Human Services; Ethics and Risk Management in Online and Distance Social Work; Moral Distress and Injury in Human Services; and The Social Work Ethics Audit, among others. Dr. Reamer has served as an expert witness in many court and licensing board cases throughout the United States.

About Frederic

Professor, Graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College