Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity- For Licensure Renewal-In Person

Thursday, February 9, 2023

1:00 PM-4:00 PM EST


Presenter

Claude Drouet, LCSW

Claude Drouet has been a practicing Social Worker for 40 years. Mr. Drouet is currently in the private practice of clinical social work with a focus on Health Professionals' mental health concerns. His overall work experience has included work with Seven Counties Services, the Wayne Corporation, Baptist Hospital Behavioral Health, The Morton Center, and the Kentucky Mental Health Association. Drouet is also a part-time instructor with the Kent School of Social Work where he provides CEU presentations as part of Kent's outreach to MSW professionals.

Drouet holds a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville (1982), a Master of Divinity and Church-Related Social Work from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1981), and a Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University with an emphasis in European history (1975).


Workshop Description

Social work professionals are increasingly dealing with clients and colleagues who hold very different views of ethical and moral issues. The purpose of this workshop is to examine potential conflicts so that social workers may better determine proactive responses to them. Participants will review the 201 KAR 23:080 regulation with regard to social work ethics, and practice implications will be explored. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.

This session has three overall goals: (1) to better anticipate ethical conflicts; (2) to develop greater comfort to deal with them (reducing high defensiveness or reactivity to such conflicts) and (3) to use ethical challenges as a way to promote our own professional development. We will also look at several key components of our Code of Ethics, with some lively discussion about the dynamics of respect and the primary directive of the practice of social work. We will also look at selected aspects of Kentucky's laws and regulations related to our profession.


Continuing Education Credits

CEU : Hours - 3

**Meets KBSW Kentucky Social Work Ethics Requirements


Cost

Registration: $65.00

**15% off for Kent staff, faculty, students, alumni, and practicum supervisors


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Approved by

Kentucky Board of Social Work


Location

University of Louisville Shelby Campus

Burhans Hall, 23LL
440 N. Whittington Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40222


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