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OD2-230 Ethics and Policies for Working with Clients with Brain-Based Conditions

Instructor: Debbie Stanley
Total Time: 2 hours
CEUs: 2.0

Description
Ethical practice is important and difficult enough in general, but when working with clients with brain-based challenges, the stakes for client well-being and the potential for practitioner errors are even higher. This course spotlights some common ethical complications related to this client population and offers proactive policy enhancements to mitigate the risks, both to you and to them, when providing this advanced level of service.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this class, students will be able to…

  1. identify ethical challenges that are more common when working with clients with brain-based conditions.
  2. explain the ethical implications of operating beyond their boundaries of competence.
  3. identify ways in which clients’ dignity and welfare can be compromised by organizing and productivity professionals.
  4. explain how maintaining confidentiality can be more complicated with clients with brain-based conditions.
  5. define and mitigate the risks of dual relationships and undue influence.
  6. begin establishing or further strengthen their network of peers for consultation.
  7. make informed decisions about whether to work with clients with brain-based conditions.

Assessment
This class requires the passing of a knowledge check at the end of each module to obtain the certificate of course completion.

Code Words
Please be sure to listen for and record the code words given during the presentation. The instructor will explicitly verbalize code words periodically throughout the class (i.e. "The first code word is...") Note: Not all instructors give code words. If you do not hear any, please indicate "none given" on the course evaluation.