Professional Ethics ADDN-119

Course Code ADDN-119
Course Name Professional Ethics
Category Health Professionals
Description Professional Ethics establishes how clearly understanding your responsibilities as a professional addictions counsellor protects both you and your client from undue harm and potential lawsuits.

Ethics are of the utmost importance for professionals. Counsellors learn if their beliefs are congruent with their actions. This course seeks to explore and deepen your knowledge of the legal and moral boundary issues in counselling.

The course uses an array of learning methods, including writing your own ethics statement, partaking in role-play exercises, small group discussions, quizzes and a personal evaluation.

This course, which has been approved for study credit by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF), upon complettion you will be able to:

• Develop a personal philosophy of ethics and professionalism (cognitive/synthesize);
• Demonstrate boundaries and confidentiality in counselling (cognitive/synthesize);
• Apply the principles of consent, record keeping and disclosure (cognitive/synthesize).
Notes Blended Course: a course that blends online/e-learning and classroom delivery. Substantial parts of the content is delivered online, reducing / replacing the amount of face-to-face time. Discussions, team projects, and activities are used for learning.

This class has 1 Face to Face (4 hours) and online/e-learning classes (12 hours)
Contact Telephone 416-289-5207
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