Ethical Courage: Accessing Your Ethical Super Powers

Much has been written on moral courage, especially in the last few years. Participants are introduced to the concept of Ethical Courage which is the willingness to take ethical action despite doubts, the risk of fear, or adverse consequence. Ethical Courage requires careful deliberation, assessment of multiple variables, self-regulation, choosing an ethical response, taking action, and evaluating the outcome. Reflecting on the various Ethical Codes for mental health professionals (NASW, APA, ACA, and AAMFT), applicable Ethical Standards are discussed in reference to Ethical Courage. Social Jus...Read moretice, Diversity, Integrity, Competence, and Dignity are some of the ethical values examined. Finally, participants will be introduced to an Ethical Courage Decision Making Model and given opportunities to apply this model to clinical practice.

Participants will learn about ethical courage, moral injury, identifying ethical standards in the practice of ethical courage, and ethical courage decision making model. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Define Ethical Courage as it relates to ethical professional practice.
  • Demonstrate how to use the Ethical Courage Decision Making Model in your practice.
  • Explain how to incorporate the ethical standard of Social Justice in clinical practice

Target Audience

Child & Adolescent service providers in clinical, inpatient, residential, or outpatient settings; Social Workers; Licensed Clinical MH Counselors; Public/Allied Health Professionals; Nurses; Psychologists; School Personnel; Children’s Developmental Services Staff; Case Managers; Care Coordinators; Qualified Professionals; Marriage/Family Therapists; Juvenile Court Counselors; Early Intervention Staff; Domestic Violence Staff; At Risk Youth Personnel; Guardian ad Litems; Mental Health Advocates; CASA Workers; and All Other Interested Professionals.

Learning Levels

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced Clinicians

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Live Interactive Webinar

10:00 AM EST - 03:00 PM EST

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EARN 4 CE Credit Hours

About the speakers


10:00 – 10:10: Introductions and Housekeeping

10:10 – 12:10: Educational Session Part 1

12:10-1:00 Break

1:00 – 2:45: Educational Session Part 2

2:45-2:55: Questions and Answers

2:55 – 3:00: Housekeeping and Close

CE Information - Earn 4 CE Credit Hours including

 Ethics Hour

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National Board of Certified Counselors
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