Ethics & Boundaries

Programs meet the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services requirements for ethics and boundaries continuing education for licensure renewal for social workers, marriage and family therapists and professional counselors (MPSW19.02).

At a glance

What: High-quality ethics and boundaries workshops and classes based on the latest research and best practices.

Who: Taught by leading psychologists, forensic psychiatrists, and other renowned subject-matter experts.

Certification: Programs satisfy multiple professional licensure requirements for psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers.

Questions? Contact program coordinator Kristi Obmascher at or 608-262-8971.


Upcoming classes/workshops
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Mon, Sep 25, 9am-3pm  •  Early bird $175 Through Sep 15; $195 after | Lunch included
Tue, Dec 5, 9am-3pm  •  Early bird $175 through Nov 22, $195 after | Lunch included
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Meet your presenters

David Mays (MD, PhD) is the past forensic director at the Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison and serves on the clinical faculty at UW-Madison and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Awards include the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and the Exceptional Performance Award from the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services.

Gary Schoener (PhD) is a clinical psychologist and director of consultation and training for the Walk-In Counseling Center in Minneapolis, after having served as executive director for 37 years. He is an author, expert witness, and internationally known consultant and trainer on issues of ethics, professional boundaries, and risk management.