Social Work CEU: Ethics + Technology in Social Work Practice -The Basics

Jan 17, 2019

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Big 10 Theater

125 North Madison Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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ethics + tech in social work

Event Summary

In this presentation, participants will learn about updated components in the updated NASW Code of Ethics and consider the updated Code of Ethics as it relates to the Iowa Code and federal law (including HIPAA and FERPA).

Cost & CEUs

Participants who complete the workshop are eligible for 1 contact hour of credit toward social work licensure. It also meets requirement for Social Work Ethics. For University of Iowa current social work field instructors, students, faculty, and adjuncts the workshop is FREE. A certificate of completion will be provided to those who register in advance at http://www.signmeup.com/2Y2V1H7.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the key updates to the NASW Code of Ethics

2. Engage in addressing new ethics standards as they relate to practice

3. Develop understanding of competency in technology use and application to practice


About the Presenter

Stephen Cummings, BSW, MSW, LISW, is a professor and Distance Education Director at the University of Iowa School of Social Work. Prior to this role, he was a hospital social worker for 10 years. His areas of interest include the use of cutting-edge technology in distance education, considerations for ethical use of technology in social work practice, and general professional development in social work.

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