The focus of this ethics and boundaries workshop is on our “professional use of self” in relationship to
conducting activities within an organization/agency, among colleagues, and in the community.
Challenges of daily practice are explored that promote meaningful relationships with
employers/supervisors, colleagues, and clients. The premise of this workshop is that ethical practice
and the maintenance of effective boundaries permeates all areas of our work activity that not only
includes our work with clients, but how we relate to our organization/agency and colleagues.
This interactive workshop will use ethical dilemmas and case examples to illustrate the ethical
challenges that practitioners face in both chemical dependency and corrections practice. Participants
will engage in a discussion of what it means to be a professional, how we use “self” in our practice
and explore how we approach our practice and resolve ethical dilemmas.
• To further understand how the "professional use of self" impacts the helping process.
• To further understand how the "professional use of self" can be enhanced by utilizing an
ethical decision-making model in practice.
• To have opportunities for self-assessment and reflection as it relates to the "professional use
• Review the ACA and MARRCH Codes of Ethics.
• Identify specific dilemmas for professional practice.
• Use examples as illustration, to demonstrate the critical thinking process that leads
to resolution of difficult ethical dilemmas in our daily practice.
• Engage in analysis of ethical issues encountered in your professional practice.
Presenter: Mark Groves, M.S.Ed., LADC. Facilities ReEntry Coordinator, Minnesota Department of
Date: Friday, November 18, 2011
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 pm (note time change)
Location: RS Eden, 1931 West Broadway – Minneapolis, MN 55411 (Second Floor Training Room)
**Parking is available on the street after 9am and in dirt lot across Broadway from the training site.
Online Registrations will be given first priority! Instructions below
If the event registration states that it is "not available for your membership level," it is due to your membership having expired. In this case, please renew your membership to register for the training.
Trainings are free to all current MCCA Members.
If you are currently a MCCA member, please go to mnmcca.com to sign in and register for the training; if you are currently not a member, please sign up at mnmcca.com for membership, a training fee of $30 will be owed. This annual investment pays for one year of monthly training sessions and your complimentary membership to MCCA.
Any questions can directed to Dani Harrington, Director of Membership at firstname.lastname@example.org
ADDRESS: 553 Fairview Ave. Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104