Beyond Self-Care: Ethics of Practicing Healthy Social Work | Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis
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Beyond Self-Care: Ethics of Practicing Healthy Social Work

All Brown School professional development workshops will be hosted online through the end of February 2022.
Our staff are available to answer your questions at

Katie VonDeLinde, MSW, LCSW
Adjunct Faculty, Brown School

Preferred registration deadline: September 17th

This workshop will be conducted in a virtual Zoom meeting format.

3 CEUs

Sometimes even deep breaths, a hot bath, and a walk after work just aren’t enough to combat feelings of burnout or compassion fatigue.  Social workers who are overwhelmed and stressed may struggle to uphold the core ethical responsibilities of commitment to our clients, respecting client self-determination, and maintaining appropriate boundaries.

This workshop will explore the connections between practicing ethical social work and employing evidence-based strategies to maintain mental, physical, and spiritual health as a helper. Attendees will learn and practice healthy social work skills and create an individualized healthy social work plan.

This class meets the licensure requirement for 3 hours of continuing education in ethics.

General Admission: $60**
Class size is limited to 50.

**Discounts on workshop admission are offered to the Brown School’s students, alumni, and field instructors. We also offer a discount to full-time graduate students in other programs and to our Washington University faculty/staff colleagues. No other discounts are available. Admission discounts apply automatically in your cart, based on your profile in our registration software.

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