This workshop is designed to help mental health and substance abuse providers explore common ethical decision-making situations.
November 12 | November 18, 2020
10:00 AM – 2:30 PM EST
About the Training
For today’s provider, ethical decisions are often complex, involving a range of multifaceted issues that cannot be easily resolved. This workshop is designed to help mental health and substance abuse providers explore common ethical decision-making situations. We will explore critical issues including confidentiality, dual relationships, boundaries, responsibility, competence, and legal standards.
Objectives of the Training:
- Become aware of appropriate models for ethical behavior
- Discover meaningful guidelines within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics
- Develop clear ethical boundaries
- Identify methods of ethical decision-making
- Discuss common ethical pitfalls. Identify the gray areas in legal and ethical decision-making that contribute to professional errors
FEE: FREE for Health Affiliates Maine Affiliates; $30 for non-affiliates
About the Presenter
Stephen R. Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS, CGP, is a “Storyteller”, Trainer, Author & Chief Energizing Officer of Health Education Training Institute. Stephen is the former substance abuse counselor for a public school system, the former Executive Director of an adolescent prevention/treatment agency, and founder of a recovery camp for adults. He is the co-founder of the Men’s Resource Center of Southern Maine, whose mission is to support boys, men and fathers and oppose violence. Stephen maintains a compassion-focused private practice in Portland, Maine and facilitates a variety of groups for men, co-ed, couples and caregivers. He also presents workshops internationally for health-care, criminal justice, social service agencies, substance abuse treatment agencies on motivational interviewing, adolescents and adults & addiction, diversity, co-occurring disorders, ethics, men’s issues and group work. Stephen with his two friends authored Game Plan: A Man’s Guide to Achieving Emotional Fitness. He has been a member of M.I.N.T. (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers) since 2003. Stephen lives with his sweet wife, Hilary, in Portland, Maine, USA, and is a proud father of a twenty-three-year-old son, Sebastian.