This three-hour webinar is designed update prevention and substance use professionals using multiple lens to evaluate ethical processes in daily practice. First, the session will provide a history of classical ethical thought that can be applied to the professional setting. The second portion of the webinar will build off the first by applying best practice ethical thought processes to modern prevention and substance use situations. The final segment of the webinar includes a focus on appropriate and ethical practices in the modern online/cyber setting that encourages internet professionalism.
At the end of the webinar participants will:
- Discuss the concept of ‘why ethics’
- Identify the three basic approaches to ethics - utilitarianism, deontology and virtue ethics
- Conceptualize a transition from aspirational ethics to applied ethics for the prevention and professional setting
- Consider the role and application of ethics in substance abuse prevention
- Evaluate the code of ethics that are generally applied in the field of prevention
- Apply effective decision making processes when addressing prevention focused ethical issues
- Understand the ethical concepts behind intellectual property and copyrights for the professional setting
- Examine ethical best practices supporting professional social media presence and work with minors
- Review IC3 Digital Literacy Ethical Standards
About the Presenters
Jane Clark, Principal Consultant of ClarKinestics Consulting & Associates; Jamie Edwards, Director of the North Carolina Training and Technical Assistance Center.
The event is intended to serve of needs of professionals in the prevention field specially, while also being applicable to the substance use setting in general.
An application for Three Hours (3) of Ethics Continuing Education Credit has been submitted to the NCSAPPB for approval.
Funding in whole or in part for this event was provided by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services with funding from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.