Ethics in the Helping Profession
This program is intended for those individuals working in the Behavioral Health Problem Gambling and Substance Abuse Fields
Presented by Presented by Keith Walach, M.S. Clinical Therapist, Glenbeigh Outpatient of Erie
This course will provide the attendee with knowledge of the comprehensive view of the
complex elements as it relates to the right actions for the professional in the Behavioral
Health Field. The course is designed to address the specific ethical guidelines as they relate to those individuals whom hold designations in Substance Abuse Counseling, Nursing, Problem Gambling Counseling, Teachers, National Board of Certified Counselors and Licensed Social Workers.
Upon the completion of the program the participants will be able to:
Define Professional Competence.
Develop an understanding of Ethical Responsibility.
Recognize the dramatics of the Counseling/Prevention Relationship.
Discuss acceptable financial arrangements related to professional services.
Identify appropriate advertising, public statements, and media presentations.
Review established guidelines pertaining to client records, confidentiality.
Discuss the issues relating to sexual misconduct.
Identify established sanctions and penalties for unethical behaviors.