Tuesday, February 13th
1:30 PM EST – 4:45 PM EST
In today’s digital age, the intersection of mental health and technology raises vital questions about ethics and professional conduct. Are you prepared to practice ethically amidst this digital revolution?
As mental health professionals, you’re navigating a rapidly evolving landscape where smartphones, emails, and social media intertwine with clinical practice. The boundaries between ethics and technology can blur, posing complex challenges. How can you ensure ethical conduct while harnessing the benefits of technology?
This comprehensive training will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to practice ethically in the digital era. You’ll delve into various aspects of technology’s influence on the clinical world, from social media to cutting-edge advancements like Artificial Intelligence (AI). Through real-life case examples, you’ll unravel intricate topics, making them not only accessible but also actionable.
- Explain professional standards for ethical technology use and articulate five ethical considerations.
- List clinical considerations for appropriate personal and professional technology use.
- Identify three recommended risk management strategies of technology use.
Diane Bigler, LCSW, LSCSW
Diane Bigler is a highly respected and accomplished Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. With a diverse background that includes clinical positions as an outpatient and in-home therapist, clinical supervisor, and administrative positions such as Program Director and Coordinator, Diane has a wealth of experience and expertise. In addition to her clinical work, Diane is an Adjunct Professor of Social Work at the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare, where she serves as a Field Liaison and Field Instructor. She is passionate about supporting the development of new clinicians and has a reputation for providing top-notch professional development opportunities. Diane is also a well-regarded trainer, both locally and nationally, on a wide range of mental health and workplace development topics. She has worked with both clinicians and corporations to provide training and support in areas such as communication, conflict resolution, and stress management. Her unique blend of clinical expertise and workplace development knowledge makes her a sought-after trainer in the field.