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
NAADAC Code of Ethics
Describe ethical principles
Identify specific issues most frequently resulting in misconduct.
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
Module 1 - Training Overview and Introductions - Roles & Responsibilities of a Peer Advocate.
Module 2 - Code of Ethical & Professional Conduct.
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.
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.