End-of-Life Care

Enhance your understanding of ethical issues in end-of-life care in this highly interactive half-day workshop. Earn 4 Contact Hours (0.4 CEUs) while learning the latest in this important topic.

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development | Human Services | Health Care
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Ethics and Boundaries

Who Should Attend

Social workers, counselors, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, substance abuse counselors, school psychologists, and other human service professionals.

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Program Description

A workshop discussing complex ethical issues

In this interactive half-day workshop, enhance your understanding of the complicated issues in end-of-life care. Through case studies and discussions, you will gain a better understanding of the ethical decision-making process in relation to the complex values, tasks, and decisions at the end of life. Professional boundaries will also be explored. With the skills you learn in this program, you will be able to assist clients and families through challenging psychosocial issues and positively impact the quality of your clients’ living and dying.

After this workshop, we are offering a free workshop "Be Empowered — Health Care Decision Making". Consider attending or telling clients about this opportunity.

Instructors

Lisa Quinn-Lee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at UW-Eau Claire. She received a Bachelor’s in Social Work from UW-Eau Claire, Master’s in Social Work from UW-Madison, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Social Work from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Quinn-Lee has spent over 15 years as a clinical social worker in the areas of grief, loss, and end-of-life care, especially related to children's grief. She has worked as a hospice social worker, grief therapist, and bereavement coordinator. She has always felt honored and privileged to have the opportunity to work with people during the difficult times in their lives. Dr. Quinn-Lee has given many presentations nationally and locally about death, dying, grief, and loss and is passionate about the field. At UW-Eau Claire, she conducts research in the areas of grief and end-of-life care, and also teaches a death and bereavement course. Prior to coming to UW-Eau Claire, she spent most of her career working in the Twin Cities.