About The Course

Date: Thursday, September 29th, 2022 

Location:  Remotely Via Zoom (A Zoom Link will be posted in our curriculum *access to view will be given once enrolled)

Time: 9:00am - 11:00 am PST

Course Description: For all helping professionals, ethics are a cornerstone of guidance for best practices. While unique ethical standards exist for different disciplines, there are core common ethical principles shared by all helping professions. While attending this seminar, participants will have the opportunity to revisit key ethical values, standards and principles specific to social work and counseling professionals. Gain perspective on how to approach ethical dilemmas by reviewing decision-making frameworks and case vignettes.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify general ethical values and principles relevant to helping professionals.
  • Reflect on common ethical dilemmas that arise in the field and apply appropriate ethical decision-making frameworks.
  • Enhance one’s ethical eye and confidence in resolving ethical dilemmas.

Meet The Presenter

Diane is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri and Kansas. She has over 20 years of experience in the fields of psychology, social work and mental health.

Diane was an Adjunct Professor of Social Work at The University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare, for over 10 years. She obtained her master’s degree in Social Work from KU in 2006, with clinical concentrations in Children & Families and Mental Health. Diane taught classes in the Clinical Master’s program, which included: Clinical Social Work Practice, Loss and Grief, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Family Therapy, Advanced Standing Practice, and Mental Health & Psychopathology. Diane was also a practicum Field Instructor, Field Liaison and Community Education trainer for the School of Social Welfare.

Diane has facilitated hundreds of trainings to mental health professionals, physicians and nurses, teachers, police officers, business personnel, and local City Council members. Diane enjoys the creativity that comes with envisioning and designing trainings, and aims to provide trainings that are informative, engaging and skill-building. She has customized and facilitated leadership and corporate trainings to EAP clients on wellness and business topics.