The American Red Cross SEPA Chapter, NASW-PA Chapter, and
The Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists is proud to present…
Ethical Considerations in Disaster/Trauma Work
November 15th 2012
In this workshop, the participants will learn about the ethical complexities of working with individuals, families and communities that have experienced trauma, including disasters, interpersonal violence, and/or war. The latest research findings on the neurobiological and psychosocial impact of trauma on individuals, families & communities will be discussed. In addition, the neurobiological & psychosocial effects of working with trauma survivors on the mental health practitioner will be identified.
- Discuss the latest research findings on the neurobiological and psychosocial impact of trauma on individuals, families & communities.
- Identify the neurobiological & psychosocial effects of working with survivors of trauma on the mental health practitioner.
- Explain the unique ethical considerations & dilemmas of work with individuals, families and communities that have experienced trauma.
- List the steps that can be taken by the social work practitioner to maintain high ethical standards in challenging settings such as disaster sites, shelters, and work with refugees and survivors of war.
Presented by: Nadine Bean, Ph.D; LCSW; Associate Professor, WCU, MSW Program and DMH (Disaster Mental Health) responder, and Elisa M. Lang, PH.D., licensed psychologist, and DMH responder
November 15th 2012
Registration at 5:30pm
Program from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
ARC/SEPA Chapter Headquarters
23rd & Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19103
Several parking garages are on 21st and 23rd streets. Also, there are Parking Kiosk Machines on street.
Program is free; CE certificate from National Association of Social Workers, PA Chapter, is an additional fee.
Checks for CE Certificate for social workers, marriage & family therapists, and professional counselors should be made payable to NASW-PA. (One must mail in evaluation and payment to receive certificate.)
3 CEU (Ethics): $15 for NASW members and $25 for non-members. Approved for LSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, and LPCs
This program is also co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists. The Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. The Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content. This program provides three (3) hours of CE credits for Psychologists. Cost of Certificate for 3 CEs is $15. PA ACT 48 Credit is also offered for an additional $15. Please make all checks payable to PSCP and note whether the check is for CE or ACT 4 credits.
To register contact Ruth Hoskins, LCSW at: firstname.lastname@example.org