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ADDICTION COUNSELOR ETHICS

This two-part webinar will review the Ethics Code for Counselors. Topics include: definitions and foundations of ethics, principles and problem areas, professional responsibility and counselor considerations. Confidentiality will also be reviewed. There will be case studies, discussion, and information on technology and ethics.

Addiction Counselor Ethics
Part One

Agenda:
  • Definitions
  • NAADAC Code of Ethics
  • Describe ethical principles
  • Identify specific issues most frequently resulting in misconduct.

Addiction Counselor Ethics
Part Two

Agenda:
  • Continuation of NAADAC Code of Ethics.
  • Most Common Violations.
  • Ethics and Wellness.
Objectives:
  • Complete the NAADAC Code of Ethics.
  • Identify specific issues most frequently resulting in misconduct.
  • Identify ways to deal with unethical behavior.
  • Review ethics and wellness.

PROFESSIONAL BOUNDARIES
FOR PEER ADVOCATES

Professional boundaries set the parameters of effective and appropriate interaction between professionals and the persons they serve. They protect clients or patients as well as the provider. This course will discuss professionalism and ethics, dual relationships, how to build a safe working environment and maintain professional boundaries that are essential for practice and achieving client goals.

Professional Boundaries for Peer Advocates
Part One



Agenda:
  • Module 1 - Training Overview and Introductions - Roles & Responsibilities of a Peer Advocate.
  • Module 2 - Code of Ethical & Professional Conduct.
Objectives:
  • Define peer advocate responsibilities.
  • Describe the difference between peer advocates, counselors and sponsors.
  • List at least 4 categories in the Code of Ethical and Professional Conduct.

Professional Boundaries for Peer Advocates
Part Two


Agenda:
  • Module 3 - Boundaries
  • Module 4 - Professionalism
  • Module 5 - Dual Relationships
  • Module 6 - General Guidelines
Objectives:
  • Define Boundaries

CULTURAL ELEMENTS WITH HISPANIC ADOLESCENTS

Hispanic adolescents in the US tend to grow up with intersecting Latino and American cultures. Addressing maladaptive behavior with Latino youth encourages a culturally informed approach that integrates an ecological understanding of their world and the factors that influences their behavior. Some of these can include substance use disorders, mental health concerns, family dysfunction, adolescent development stages.

Cultural Elements with Hispanic Adolescents
Part One

  • Fundamentals of adolescent development and identity formation through a Hispanic and Latino cultural lens.
  • Explore the developing adolescent influences of two (or more) cultures using an ecological perspective.
  • Identify Latino adolescent strengths and build resiliency through engagement and effective communication.

Cultural Elements with Hispanic Adolescents - Part One pdf


Cultural Elements with Hispanic Adolescents
Part Two

  • Culturally informed process to integrate Hispanic adolescent culture and development stage into the clinical assessment.
  • Critical Issues for working with substance using Hispanic adolescents.
  • Identify evidence based and strength based strategies for Hispanic adolescent; practice skills.

Cultural Elements with Hispanic Adolescents - Part Two pdf


TRAUMA INFORMED CARE: 
A TRAINING FOR TREATMENT PROVIDERS

Trauma Informed Care is a practice framework that helps providers to understand and treat clients who have experienced trauma. This webinar will cover definitions of trauma and trauma informed care, explore the impact of trauma on our client populations, look at how trauma impacts on brain development, and address strategies to apply in prevention and treatment.

What is Trauma?
Part One



We explore the personal experience of an event that involves actual or threatened death or serious injury. The person’s response involves intense fear, horror, and helplessness.
 
Goals:
  • Providers understand the scope of trauma, definitions, and impact of trauma on their clients.
  • Review a large scale study that demonstrated that adverse childhood experiences have a significant impact on future health concerns.
  • Increase knowledge about “Trauma Informed Care”.
     

What isTrauma Informed Care?
Part Two



Goals:
Helps us understand how we evaluate & reflect on our practice to avoid re-traumatizing our clients.
Systems approach; how trauma impacts clients; ensuring safety in all interactions and physical space.
 
  • Describe how trauma affects the brain.
  • List at least 5 symptoms of trauma that a provider might see.
  • List at least 5 triggers for trauma.

For more information contact:
Tri Cisek Chaple at: tchaple@ndri.org