Ethics and Boundaries in the World of Technology

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The management of ethics, boundaries, and confidentiality in a world of constantly emerging technology and social media is especially challenging for human service professionals. We'll address the technology challenges encountered during the provision of human services, and discuss strategies utilizing the recently updated NASW Technology Standards and current best practices from the literature.


Learning objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the range of ethical dilemmas and professional boundaries given the current use of technology and social media.
  • Describe best-practice standards outlined by the latest NASW Technology Standards.
  • Compare models for the ethical decision-making process.


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Earn Continuing Education Hours

By participating in this class you will earn:

Instructional Hours 4
University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units .4
American Psychological Association - Continuing Education Credit 4
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Substance Abuse Counselors - Continuing Education Credit Hours 4
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Marriage and Family Therapists - Continuing Education Credit Hours 4
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Social Workers - Continuing Education Credit Hours 4

Explanation of Continuing Education Hours

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Program Questions?

Contact Ashley Kuehl at ashley.kuehl@wisc.edu or 608-265-4267

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Meet your instructor

Jeanne WAGNER Newton


(LCSW, MSW, Jane Addams College) is the Director of Social Work Field Education Programs at UWM Helen Bader School of Social Welfare currently developing continuing education programs in social work ethics, leadership and supervision, case management and safety in the field.