About The Course

Date: Friday, October 14th, 2022 

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

Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm (PST)

Course Description: One of the most challenging situations for clinicians is facing a homicidal client who may be a risk of harming someone else. Attend this workshop to gain ethical knowledge of the confidentiality rights and limitations of homicidal clients. Participants will be able to identify assessment and protocol tools for ethically manage clients who are homicidal. Key considerations to avoid ethical and legal missteps will be reviewed.

Participants will be able to:

  • Acquire knowledge of ethical principles and laws regarding clients who are homicidal.
  • Make use of ethics and laws to resolve complex ethical responsibilities around duty to warn.
  • Gain confidence to appropriately manage client and public safety issues in a ethical and legal manner.

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.