Concordia Graduate & Continuing Studies is an approved provider of social work continuing education for MN (MNBSW) and ND (NDBSWE).
Key MInnesota Licensure Updates:At their March 20th meeting, the Board issued three time-limited variances:
Welcome to our program on Professional Boundaries and Ethical Practice. Understanding the importance of healthy boundaries and the impact they have on our interactions with clients, and ethical decision-making in the field, is vital to our professional lives.Complaints lodged with boards of social work often contain a component of boundary issues or concerns. Are your boundaries healthy or blurred? This presentation will focus on how to discern when we might be entering murky waters before we make a critical mistake.
Dr. Dahley will discuss how our boundaries are formed and our difficulty at times in discerning concerns. This course will explore how our personal and professional boundaries can establish safe parameters for our practice and how having blurred boundaries puts both the professional and client at risk for harm. Healthy boundaries and warning signs of blurred boundaries will be discussed, along with strategies for addressing boundary concerns and maintaining a healthy practice. Videos will guide you through the information and intermittent quizzes will afford you the opportunity to verify your understanding of the material.
Describe how boundaries are formed and changed
Identify the role healthy boundaries play in ethical practice
Explore warning signs of blurred boundaries
Define ways to integrate a conversation about boundaries into practice
Create an account or log in below to register for the training.Each person registering for training needs an individual account in order to be awarded a certificate of completion.
Organizations that require payment through an administrative office may be invoiced for employees taking the course. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions on this payment method.
Laurie Dahley, PhD, MSW / LISW
Dr. Laurie Dahley has over 40 years in a career in social work and brings her practice experience along with her academic research to this presentation. From work with clients to administrative responsibilities, boundary issues have emerged as an area of interest to her. She brings stories from the field, as well as what literature tells us, to assist the participant in understanding the importance of maintaining healthy boundaries in practice. Dr. Dahley has served on the Minnesota Board of Social Work as well as serving as President of the Minnesota Social Service Association. She is on faculty at Concordia College’s Social Work Program and makes her home in the beautiful lakes area in Minnesota.
Fjelstad Hall | Concordia Collegecontinue@cord.edu218.299.3567
Dr. Laurie Dahleydahley@cord.edu
We'll remember you the next time you register for an event
This screen shows you the details for the selected product.
Click the "Add to Cart" button to add this product to your shopping cart. You can enter a quantity larger then 1 to add multiples of this product to your shopping cart.
If the product is full you will see a "Wait List" button. Click this button if you would like to be notified if/when capacity is added. If capacity is increased we will email you. Upon receipt of the increased capacity notification, registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
If the product is not ready for purchase you will see a "Notify Me" button. You can click this button if you would like to be notified when this product is ready for purchase.
Some products can only be purchased through our partner. In this case you will see an "External Register" button. Click this button to purchase through our partner's website.