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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.

Assignments are submitted weekly to the instructor. Participate in case discussions and explore examples that were referred to the state in order to prepare yourself for a variety of potential situations and successfully guide your practice through them.

This course can be applied to the Professional Certificate in Human Services.


Crystal Carter

Crystal Carter

Crystal D. Carter is a clinical assistant professor and social work field liaison for the Social Work Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a licensed clinical social worker responsible for teaching field seminars and overseeing field placements for ... read more

Who Should Attend

Social workers, human services workers, social service professionals

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

Learn to provide direction on how to process and find solutions to ethical dilemmas in the workplace

Understand the ethical guidelines to following HIPAA laws when working in a health care setting or working with health care providers

Discuss the danger in dual relationships (personal/professional) with clients and its impact on the patient and clinician during and after treatment

Identify appropriate use of social media and technology

Understand the ethical responsibility for duty to warn and suicidal threats

Explain the importance of cultural humility and ethical responsibility as it is written in the code of ethics

Understand the protocol when working with colleagues who display unethical behavior

Date: Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 8am-Noon CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Crystal Carter

Fee: $159

CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4

Enrollment Limit: 100

Program Number: 7740-13377

Note: A link to access the online classroom will be emailed within a few weeks of the start date. Please contact with any questions.

Registration Deadline: Feb 11, 2021

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