Social Work Ethics and Boundaries

Fulfill the state requirement for ethics and boundaries training. Examine boundaries in relationships and discuss the importance of ethics. Explore models used for ethical decision-making.


Barbara Bartlein, RN, LCSW

Barbara Bartlein, RN, LCSW

Barbara Bartlein, RN, MSW, CSP, is the People Pro and has taught ethics at UWM for the last 10 years. She provides consultation, training and keynotes across the country and is past-president of the National Speaker’s Association-Wisconsin Chapter. Barbara is ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Avoid common ethical violations and reduce personal liability in the practice of social work by developing a solid understanding of the past
  • Understand the Code of Ethics from the National Association of Social Workers
  • Apply ethical decision-making models to your future thinking
  • Recognize high-risk clients
  • Know the difference between personal and professional relationships
  • Understand why HIPAA laws have confused clients and practitioners
  • Learn how actual past cases were decided, and how the interpretation of appropriate boundaries has changed in recent years

Dates and locations to be announced.