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When
March 28 2017
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Where

161 South Beech Street, Manchester, NH 03103
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Ethics Training for Case Managers

On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, the NH Coalition to End Homelessness will host a one-day training on Enhancing Ethical Decision Making While Working With Clients Experiencing Homelessness, Mental Health And Substance Abuse Concerns.

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Trainer

Scott Meyer, MSW, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Social Work, Plymouth State University

Scott Meyer is a professor of social work at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Dr. Meyer received his MSW in clinical social work from Adelphi University in New York. His doctorate is in sociology from Boston University with specialization in organizational behavior, medical sociology and mental health.

Dr. Meyer previously served on the faculty at the Boston University School of Medicine as a clinical instructor of psychiatry and has also taught at Curry College in Massachusetts and at Roger Williams College in Rhode Island. He has held executive management positions in the field of health and social services. Dr. Meyer works for both public and private sector organizations providing organizational and clinical consultation, training and program evaluation. He also has provided counseling and psychotherapy services as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in New Hampshire and a Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Social Work by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work.

Objectives

  • Learn techniques to best respond to a range of challenging ethical dilemmas that can be presented when working with people who are homeless who have experience mental health and/or substance abuse concerns.
  • Learn ethical dilemma prevention techniques to monitor, reflect upon and improve their own use of self and personal boundaries in their professional work with clients who are homeless who are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse concerns.
  • Types of common ethical dilemmas found when working with clients experiencing homelessness who have mental health and/or substance abuse concerns.
  • Factors that underlie how common ethical dilemmas emerge in our work with clients experiencing MH/SA concerns and homelessness.
  • Best practices for prevention and decision making for ethical dilemmas working with clients with MH/SA experiencing homelessness.
  • Benefits of using best practice techniques for prevention of ethical dilemmas and to enhance ethical decision making in our work with clients with mental health and/or substance abuse concerns who are experiencing homelessness.

Who Should Attend

Staff and supervisors in the following fields:

  • Case management services
  • Primary early education providers
  • Child care services
  • School counselors
  • Homeless liaisons
  • Community services
  • Social workers
  • Mental healthcare
  • Housing services
  • Homeless services
  • Veteran services
  • Child and family services
  • Public healthcare
  • Clinical services
  • Early childhood educators
  • General practice therapy
  • Addiction therapy
  • Intake and outreach work
  • Home visiting services

Lunch is not provided, however ample time will be left for attendees to eat or pick up food at a local establishment.

This training has received approval for 6 NASW and 6 LADC continuing education credits.

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