Deep Dive into Prevention Ethics: Confidentiality and Ethical Obligations
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This is the last of six highly interactive sessions focused on taking a deep dive into principles of the Substance Misuse Prevention Code of Ethics. The focus of this session will be on the principles of confidentiality and ethical obligations. After a short presentation on these principles, participants will work together in small groups to look at how this principle can be applied to real-life situations using the Ethical Decision-Making Process.
Important Note: This prevention ethics series is for substance misuse prevention practitioners that have already completed an Ethics in Prevention Foundations training. If you would like to attend this series but have not yet completed the prevention ethics foundation course, please complete the free, self-paced, online prevention ethics course on HealtheKnowledge before attending this ethics series.
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- Describe the principle of confidentiality from the Prevention Code of Ethics
- Describe the principle of ethical obligations from the Prevention Code of Ethics
- Apply the Ethical Decision-Making Process to the confidentiality principle
- Apply the Ethical Decision-Making Process to the ethical obligations principle
Registrants who fully attend this event or training will receive a certificate of attendance via email within two weeks after the event or training.
Albert Gay is a national trainer and consultant in the field of substance use prevention. He has worked with governmental agencies, as well as with Indiana University’s School of Public Health as an Education and Training Specialist and Research Associate with the Prevention Insights. In this position, he coordinates substance use and HIV prevention strategies and training. Nationally, he has trained the behavioral health workforce, the United States military, and diverse population groups and community coalitions in the Strategic Prevention Framework. Locally, Albert was the coordinator for a Communities That Care coalition; and currently, he is the chair of a county council and a key stakeholder for a city-wide coalition (both of which are Drug-Free Communities Coalitions). Besides prevention, his other areas of interest include youth work, faith-based initiatives, mental health promotion, social justice, cultural competence, historical trauma, organizational development, and strategic planning.
The Great Lakes PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.