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The Changing Landscape of Ethics in Social Work: Implications of the Digital Age

Due to the global health situation, Washington University is enacting a distance learning policy impacting all Professional Development offerings until at least Memorial Day (late May). We are currently working with individual instructors to determine whether each offering will be postponed or offered as scheduled in an online format. Most webpages are now updated to reflect this information. Thank you for your patience in these uniquely dynamic times.

Shelley Stretch, LPC
Counselor, NCADA

Stacie Zellin, MPH
Community Educator, NCADA

Preferred registration deadline: May 29th

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


3 CEUs

The digital age has ushered in a new way of communicating, and has at times, made social workers’ jobs easier while also posing some unforeseen ethical landmines.  

This three hour workshop will explore the tenants of ethics as it relates to the social work field.  It will also take a closer look at ethical principles that can pose unique challenges to social workers, such as technology, scope of practice, and dignity of the client.  Participants will use an ethical decision making framework to work through a variety of scenarios that social workers commonly face.  

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

General Admission: $60**
 
Class size is limited to 45.

**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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