Date: Sept. 12, 2018
Time: 9 am – 1:15 pm
Registration Fee: $25 — Registration fee if received by August 29, 2018 / after, $35
Northwest AHEC
McCreary Tower (a part of the Wake Forest Football Complex)
475 Deacon Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27105

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Program Overview and Objectives

Ethics shape our sense of right and wrong, and inform our everyday professional actions. With the increasing use of technology in personal and professional settings, new and complex ethical issues arise. This workshop will explore ethical standards from a variety of disciplines related to the use of technology and social media in professional practice. Trends and themes associated with technology related ethics standards will be considered. Participants will have an opportunity to analyze ethical scenarios and apply existing technology related standards to identify and resolve ethical challenges. Implications for ethical practice in the digital age will be reviewed.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current ethical standards such as informed consent, competence, conflicts of interest, privacy and confidentiality, and access to records.
  • Outline emerging trends and themes associated with technology related standards.
  • Apply standards to complex ethical scenarios.
  • Identify gaps between digital practices and ethics standards.
  • Explain the value of using an ethical decision-making tool to resolve ethical dilemmas.
  • Discuss practice tips for complying with technology related ethical standards.

Who Should Participate

Social workers, psychologists, nurses, counselors, in-home workers, case managers, human service practitioners and other mental health professionals.