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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in your practice
This training focuses on appropriate ethics and boundaries in client-case manager and peer-to-peer relationships in everyday practice. Participants will engage in self-reflective activities related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, different abilities, and intersectionality. Oppression, discrimination, power and control, and historical and structural racism, and privilege will be featured as it relates to the helping professions. Use of group discussions and personal reflection will foster understanding of ethical, reflective practice with clients, personal diversity, and skill level in cultural humility, and increasing knowledge of diverse cultures within the helping professions.
- Define and understand cultural humility and cultural competence.
- Reflect and assess your knowledge and assumptions of other cultures, understanding of your own equity, diversity, and inclusion journey, and explore your values.
- Examine your professional decision making through recognition of your personal biases.
- Use a critical race and self-assessing lens to apply the Code of Ethics and the Code of Conduct (MPSW 20), when faced with ethical dilemmas and decision making.
- Demonstrate understanding of the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct (MPSW 20), ethical principles, and boundaries applied to specific ethical dilemmas when confronting ethical challenges by co-workers, utilizing the Nine Step Ethical-Decision Making Model.
This program satisfies the Wisconsin Social Worker’s Ethics and Boundaries requirements for licensing.
Who should attend
Social workers, counselors, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, substance abuse counselors, school psychologists, and other human service professionals
Dana Johnson, from Wisconsin, is a career social worker, practicing in senior-level management in state government, county human services, an educator in higher education, and operating a consulting and professional development firm. His experience includes child welfare practice, policy, and reform; transformational organizational leadership and culture change, supervision of teams, continuous quality improvement, and dynamic equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts across micro, mezzo, and macro systems.