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Aspirational Ethics: It's a Puzzle, Not a Problem, a Chemical Dependency Training Consortium Event
Cowlitz Indian Tribal Treatment
Vancouver, WA
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Aspirational Ethics: It's a Puzzle, Not a Problem, a Chemical Dependency Training Consortium Event
This is an Advanced Law & Ethics training. Participants should be familiar with the basic aspects of Law & Ethics.

Goal of Training
This is an Advanced level training, which requires participants to be knowledgeable about the fundamentals of the topic. The purpose of this training is to use the concepts of Aspirational and Virtue Ethics and Critical Thinking to facilitate growth of ethical decision making processes. By approaching even the most fraught ethical dilemmas as a puzzle to be solved, one can reduce the interference of anxiety and clearly see how ones personal and professional ethics interact. Participants will learn methods for resolving ethical dilemmas related to assessment, documentation, confidentiality, dual relationships, perceived conflicts of law, and personal ethics. Applying ethical concepts to complex ethical dilemmas will be practiced.

Behavioral Objectives
Participants of this training will be able to:

- Identify 3 types of ethics and the difference between law and ethics,
- Distinguish between behaviors that lead to avoidance of ethical mistakes and those that promote aspirational decision making,
- Identify four specific types of ethical dilemmas and methods for resolution,
- Create a personalized ethical dilemma decision tree, and
- Demonstrate how to apply decision tree to ethical dilemmas.

This course has been approved by CDTC as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100385. CDTC is responsible for all aspects of their programing. Course provides 6 CEU hours for certified and licensed professionals.


8:30 - 9:00Registration - Meet & Greet - Networking
9:00 - 9:10CDTC Announcements and Introductions
9:10 - 10:45Creation of Ethical Dilemmas - Statement of Purpose - Terms & Concepts
10:45 - 11:00Break
11:00 - NoonEthics, Morals, Laws, and Decision Trees
Noon - 1:00Lunch ***Break on Your Own***
1:00 - 2:15Practical Application of Ethical Dilemma Puzzle Processing
2:15 - 2:30Break
2:30 - 4:15Synthesis of Concept Application
4:15 - 4:30Q&A - Evaluations

Jim Jensen, CADC II began working in the field of Chemical Dependency Counseling in Vancouver, Washington in 2006. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Oregon State University and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from National University specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy. Previous to his work as a counselor, Jim was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps from 2001 to 2006. He has been teaching at Clark College in Vancouver in the Addiction Counselor Education Department since 2009. He teaches a wide variety of classes including Theories of Counseling, Introduction to Counseling Family Members, Law and Ethics in Addiction Counseling, Adolescent Addiction, and Psychopharmacology. He is currently a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor Level II in Oregon.

Pre-registration and payment in advance is required.
11-18S Student $50.00 **Proof of Enrollment required.
11-18M Member $50.00 **See the Our Members page**
11-18N Non-Member $75.00

CDTC Member Agencies as of September 2018:
Affinity Counseling, LLC
Cowlitz Tribal Treatment
Crestview Recovery
Lifeline Connections
Providence Health and Services
Recovery Village at Ridgefield
Western Psychological & Counseling Services P.C.

The CDTC Refund/Cancellation Policy:
For full refund, cancellation of attendance must be received by the CDTC at least 3 days prior to the event.

Cancellations made in less than 3 days of the event are subject to a $15 handling charge. Occasionally, changes are made due to speaker availability or unforeseen circumstances. The CDTC will send out an email announcement to the registration contact and provide an update on our website.

If we are aware of bad weather in the area, the CDTC will extend the full refund deadline to include the morning of the training. The CDTC still must receive notice of cancellation of attendance prior to 10 a.m.

Lunch: There is a one hour lunch break on your own.
Date: November 9th, 2018,  9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: Cowlitz Indian Tribal Treatment
7700 NE 26th Ave.,
Vancouver, WA 98665
Please park at 40 Et 8 Bingo Parlor Parking Lot


Cowlitz Indian Tribal Treatment (View)
7700 NE 26th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98665
United States


Education > Classes
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Other > Health & Wellness

Minimum Age: 16
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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