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Advanced Ethics and Boundaries

Wed, Feb. 11, 2015 •  9 a.m. – 1 p.m. • West Bend, Wis.


Workshop Description

The management of ethics, boundaries and confidentiality is especially critical for human service professionals. This workshop will address the unique issues encountered during the provision of social services and therapy.  The emergence of technology and its complications will be addressed to highlight the changing trends in ethical practice in the 21st century.

Participants will gain a better awareness of the complicated nature of professional boundaries and will learn techniques for ethical decision making. This program is designed to be interactive as participants share challenging ethical issues encountered while providing services both inside and outside the office setting.  Participants will also learn about the importance of using the NASW Ethics audit in programs that cover both client services and personnel management.  Ethical decision-making processes will be addressed in a variety of contexts using case examples and best practice models to identify and address complicated scenarios within human service organizations. 

Learning Goals:

  • Identify the range of  ethical dilemmas and professional boundaries in human services 
  • Identify the range of ethical dilemmas and professional boundaries with the use of technology and social media 
  • Learn models for the ethical decision making process
  • Increase awareness of the complicated nature of professional boundaries 
  • Identify risks that may affect professional liability
  • Identify what policies, procedures, and protocols are recommended to address the ethics in a variety of contexts


Jeanne Wagner, LCSW ACSW, is a clinical associate professor at the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at UW-Milwaukee. Wagner is a senior management level licensed clinical social worker with 27 years of experience in child welfare, adoptions, substance abuse, mental health, and professional training. She has administrative and teaching experience in higher education and believes in strong leadership abilities with proven results in the development of effective, committed, and successful staff. Wagner has an excellent track record of program development in a variety of human service areas with exceptional results in performance based contracting and outcome goals. She has extensive experience in the development and implementation of various training curriculums, as well as involvement with the media, public speaking, and extensive court testimony.


March 7, 2014 
Oshkosh Convention Center
2 N. Main St.
Oshkosh, Wis. 
Feb. 11, 2015 
The Columbian

3245 Lightouse Ln

West Bend, WI


The fee for this program is $88, and it includes instruction, refreshments and a certificate for 4.5 continuing education hours (CEHs)/ 0.4 continuing education units (CEUs)


Participants in this workshop will earn 4.5 CEHs / 0.4 CEUS. In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be provided upon calling our office.

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