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CE Event: Ethics and Risk Management for Online and Social Distance Work, Part 2

Featuring Frederic Reamer, PhD

This webinar will supplement Dr. Frederic Reamer’s earlier presentation on ethics and risk management issues in online and distance social work. This follow-up webinar will provide participants with in-depth discussion of key ethics challenges related to unique informed consent and confidentiality issues when delivering distance services; new regulatory and practice standards related to social workers' use of technology; relevant federal and state laws; requirements for privacy audits under the federal Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH); social workers’ technology-related competence; clients’ remote access to electronic records (client portals); and unique challenges in integrated care settings associated with social workers' use of electronic records.

This webinar will include ample opportunity for questions and answers.

About the Speaker

Dr. Frederic Reamer is a Professor at the Rhode Island College School of Social Work, and is the nation's leading voice on social work ethics. He has written and lectured extensively on social work ethics, making a topic that can sometimes seem dry in the wrong hands, come alive with real-world meaning and practicality. He chaired the task force that wrote the current NASW Code of Ethics and was the chair of the task force that wrote the new NASW Technology Standards.

*Please register at least one hour before the webinar starts, so you have time to receive your login information via email. Online programs are not approved for CE hours for LPCs.  

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