Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Ethical Challenges in School Social Work: Cutting-edge Issues
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
Credit Hours: 3 Ethics Contact CEU(s)
• Frederic Reamer, PhD
Moderator: Dawn Hobdy, MSW, LICSW
This webinar will provide participants with an overview of ethical, malpractice, and risk-management issues pertaining to school social work and the delivery of services to minors and their families. Using extensive case material, participants will learn how to handle complex practice-based ethical dilemmas, prevent professional malpractice, and avoid liability. Emphasis will be on practical strategies designed to protect children, professionals, and other school personnel and administrators. Key topics will include the concepts of confidentiality, privacy, and privileged communication; limits to minors’ right to confidentiality; disclosures to parents and guardians; responding to subpoenas in child custody disputes, divorce proceedings, and other litigation; parents’ access to minors’ confidential records; protecting third parties; management of online and digital communications; and relevant statutes, regulations, court orders, and Constitutional issues.
3 Ethics CEs will be provided