About The Course

Date: Friday, December 16th, 2022

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

Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm (PST)

Course Description: Maintaining professional boundaries as a mental health professional is essential to protect our clients and ourselves. Attend this ethics workshop to learn about professional boundaries in the field and why they matter. Examine your professional boundary philosophy and practice through interactive activities. Ethical considerations of dual relationships will also be explored.

Participants will be able to:

  • Develop a rationale for the value of professional boundaries.
  • Interpret one’s stance and practice in boundaries.
  • Review recommendations for ethically sound boundary practices.

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.