Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102377
About the Course:
Social workers have been increasingly using technology to deliver services to clients, communicate with clients, gather information about clients, communicate with and about colleagues, and educate students and practitioners new ethical challenges come to the forefront. Recently, these dramatic changes in the ways that social workers use technology have led to major efforts to develop new ethical standards in the profession. This course discusses the importance of developing risk management strategies and contains recommendations for the ethical use of social media.
There are two articles that must be read for this course.
Please Note: As with most of our courses based on freely-available online articles, we have no business relationship with the authors of the course materials for this course.
This course is based on the article, Ethical Standards for Social Workers’ Use of Technology: Emerging Consensus created by Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D. in 2018 and the article, Social Media & Social Work Ethics: Determining Best Practices in an Ambiguous Reality created by Elizabeth Harbeck Voshel, ACSW, LMSW et al. in 2015.
Publication Date:Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics 2018
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for all behavioral health providers. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify three ethical issues associated with using technology
- Recognize ways to create a professional online profile.
- List concerns for supervisors using technology to supervise new clinicians.
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