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Ethics in Dual Relationships
May 2, 2018
Training: 9:00am to 4:15pm
Come join us in an interactive presentation on dual relationships. Time together will include looking at scenarios developed by the instructor as well as solicited from the audience. The goal is to have attendees leave with ready to use tips and tools to apply immediately to your practice.
Topics to be covered:
Positive and negative aspects of dual relationships
Examining our motivations for engaging in dual relationships
Managing inevitable dual relationships within rural or small communities
Slippery-slope in role blending and conflict of interest
Common areas where boundaries can be blurred
Questions to consider when examining dual relationships
Re-establishing or newly establishing healthy professional boundaries
How to discuss dual relationships with colleagues, partners, employers, clients and families
Consultation and documentation in considering alternatives, progress, and attempts to remedy harm
Focus on CRC Code of Ethics Section A.5.d
Kim Poage MS, CRC, has been the Clinical Coordinator for the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program at WOU since 2009 as well as having graduated from the program as an RCD in 2001. She has enjoyed work in the field of counseling as a State of Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Program Coordinator for Independent Living Services, Disability Analyst for Disability Determination Services, and Mental Health Counselor. Kim has a passion for empowering current professionals, students and clients with and without disabilities or Deafness, to find and succeed in their life’s work.