Ethically and Practically Speaking: Managing Your Malpractice Risk as a Social Worker CEU

June 27, 2014 - 8:30am to 12:00pm | Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, Mount Mercy University

Ethically and Practically Speaking: Managing Your Malpractice Risk as a Social Worker

This session describes the most significant malpractice risks in social work today and numerous methods of mitigating and reducing one’s risk of being sued for malpractice. The session will cover key concepts in risk management, such as confidentiality and its exceptions, duty to warn, and informed consent.
  

 

Course Goals & Objectives 

 1. Understand key concepts that will reduce your risk of being sued for malpractice and the triggers that constitute malpractice.

 2. Learn numerous methods and strategies for better protecting yourself from a malpractice suit and for quickly exonerating yourself if you are sued.

 3. Understand the special aspects of professional liability insurance and the implications for continuous coverage of your practice, past and future.

**Conference is limited to 70 seats.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
NASW has determined that this program meets the criteria of the Iowa Board of Social Work for 3.0 hours of continuing education for social workers in ethics

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS
For those requiring special accommodations to permit participation, please provide a written request along with your completed registration form and payment by June 6, 2014.


AGENDA

8:00-8:30 Check-In   

8:30-10:00 Part I       

10:15-10:30 Break    

10:30-12:00 Part 2

Evaluations & CEU Certificates

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