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Upholding Ethical Standards with Regard to the Client

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This training is an interactive professional development presentation that spotlights the NASW social work values role in professionals maintaining the NASW Code of Ethics as a governing document for practice. This presentation will utilize case examples to better understand the importance of ethical decision-making and practices by exploring how to make meaningful client connections using empowerment and maintaining healthy professional boundaries.

1. Review of Ethical Standards Relevant to Client Boundaries.
2. Discuss Challenges to Maintaining Boundaries.
3. Explore Strategies for Accountability


  • Phelica A. Glass, LSCSW, GCCA-C, FAAGC, CSOTP

    Phelica Glass is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has a certification of Gerontology. Through further education, she attained a certification in Child and Adolescent Grief Counseling from the International Association of Health Care Professionals. Phelica also is a Fellow of the American Academy of Grief. Because of her love for people, she also holds a certification as a Sex Offender Treatment Provider and has special training in Suicide Bereavement. Phelica serves as an adjunct professor in the social work department at Washburn University.

    Phelica’s unique therapy style is effective and engaging, using cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, Theraplay, and Parent-Child Interactive Treatment methods. She believes in empowering the voice of her clients through motivation and advocacy.
    Phelica holds various positions within the following organizations within Topeka: The Kujima Collective, Tyson Williams Productions, Martin Luther King Living the Dream, Greater Topeka EMBD, and Topeka Chamber of Commerce. Phelica was the Graduate Member at Large for the Kansas National Association of Social Work and now holds the position of Ethics Chair.

    Phelica is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, Chi Delta Zeta Chapter of Lawrence/Topeka, KS. She currently holds the position of Regional Mental Health Coordinator, Chapter Chaplin, and State Chaplin. She has previously held the Regional Domestic Violence Coordinator position and the Kansas Protocol and Procedures Representative.

May 24, 2024
Fri 9:00 AM CDT

Duration 3H 0M

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