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Ethics Workshop: Understanding & Navigating Professional Boundaries

Understanding and Navigating Professional Boundaries:
Boundaries are a controversial and confusing topic. Within our professions, people hold different views, and boundaries may be different for different clients and situations. Armed with strong professional identity, and ethical and clinical knowledge, we will better recognize, then navigate, appropriate professional boundaries. Numerous complex boundaries, situations and nuances will be offered in this engaging, practical presentation.
This training provides:
• Perspective on professional identity, specifically the importance of professional boundaries, their purpose, and the difficulty in recognizing and managing
• Review of relevant ethical code and discussion of common boundaries for improved ability to navigate complex situations
• Brief discussion of self-care and keys to wellness to care for ourselves and manage important processes such as transference, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, burn out, and countertransference to assist with managing boundaries