Ethics in Treating Clients with Substance Use Disorder and Pain Management & Addiction – Innocent Versus Intentional
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Centrum Office Center – 24901 Northwestern Highway, Suite 422, Southfield, MI 48075
7.0 CE Hours for Social Work (MICEC) and MCBAP (SPECIFIC)
This course meets both the Ethics (5.0 hours) and Pain/Symptom Management (2.0 hours) requirements for Social Work continuing education
Course fee: $114, includes lunch
Presenter: Rhonna Nelson, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC, P.C.
This course will address how attitudes/values may influence clinical practice when working with SUD clients, diversity of the SUD population, setting and maintaining healthy boundaries, mandated clients, and ethics and technology. Presentation and discussion will also address the benefits of increased self-awareness and self-protection. This course will also address how to begin to clarify chronic pain needs versus addiction, how to assist clients in understanding the power of the mind/body connection in the addiction process and pain management, and how to assist clients in identifying healthy distractions to help decrease the need for pain medication. Topics also include identifying exacerbating factors of chronic pain and interventions that go beyond medication.