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Ethical Considerations in Working with People Who Have Cognitive Impairments

 


Friday, August 17, 2012Preferred registration deadlins: August 10th

8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

3 CEUs

Adjunct Faculty, the Brown School
Family Services Director, Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter
Cheryl Wingbermuehle, MSW, LCSW

right to autonomy in decision making. Class size is limited to 40.ssessment of mental capacity and ‘developmental stage’ of cognitive function, and Topics that will be explored include a A basic overview of ethical theories, ethical decision making tools and processes, laws pertaining to incapacity, and the role of the social worker and the social work code of ethics will be presented. This workshop explores ethical issues that may arise in the care and treatment of individuals who are cognitively impaired.

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

$10 Full-time Graduate Students
$30 Brown School Field Instructors
$50 General Admission

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