Advanced Ethics for Prevention Professionals

Advanced Ethics for Prevention Professionals

Building on the introductory Ethics in Prevention course, this training provides an expanded opportunity to explore higher level ethical questions faced by professionals. Participants will continue to examine the role of ethics in prevention work and practice applying the six key principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics’ to a variety of complex ethical dilemmas.

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Audience

Prevention practitioners who have attended the introductory Ethics in Prevention course and have at least two years of substance misuse prevention experience and/or are supervisors within a prevention agency.

Certification

This course has been endorsed by the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) and meets the IC&RC’s prevention ethics requirement for prevention specialist credentialing. Participants will receive a certificate for 6 hours of participation (depending on training length). Certificates can be submitted to local credentialing authorities for certification or re-certification.

Length

1 day

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the importance of the Prevention Code of Ethics in your work
  • Explore complex ethical issues related to a range of prevention topics
  • List two common challenges experienced by prevention practitioners when applying the Prevention Code of Ethics
  • Use an ethical decision-making process to apply the Prevention Code of Ethics to real-life situations
Training Content
  • Running the Race: Making Tough Ethical Decisions
    • Responding ethically to challenging situations
    • Knowing when to use the ethical decision-making process
  • Staying on Course: A Review of Introductory Ethics Course Content
    • Ethical decision-making process
    • Six principles of the Prevention Code of Ethics
  • Key Ethical Issues for Prevention Practitioners
    • Unethical conduct
    • Impairment
    • Dual relationships
    • Mandated reporting
    • Ethical considerations when collaborating with criminal justice
    • Social media
  • Applying the Ethical Decision-making Process
    • Small group work using complex, real-world case scenarios
    • Reflecting on the process and planning for the future