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Resolving Ethical Dilemmas Training

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
8:00 am12:00 pm
4600 Valley Road
Lincoln, NE 68510

This is a four hour workshop that is designed for behavioral health practitioners to enhance the application of ethical decision-making in practice. This will be an interactive discussion based on seminar settings, intended to appraise ethical knowledge and to critique personal and professional boundaries, values and practices. Upon completion of this training, the participant will be able: To determine personal values that are related to ethical boundaries; Be able to review two common myths that surround ethical practice; Define ethical behavior in light of technological advances; and Be able to identify a model that is useful for problem solving ethical dilemmas.

This training will be done by Dr. Kate Speck, PhD., MAC, LADC. Kate earned her Masters of Arts in Adult and Continuing Education from the University of Nebraska in 1995. She earned her Doctorate degree for Community and Human Resources from the University of Nebraska in 2002. She is a certified Alcohol and Drug counselor, and addiction counselor since 2004, but has various other certifications surrounding the topic of addictions since 1984. She has 42 years of experience working in the field of behavioral health.  Over the years Kate has gained the title of Master Trainer for clinical supervision, assessing and managing suicide risk, ethics, and disaster psychological first aid. She is also a member of IMINT since 2000 for training in Motivational Interviewing. She has experience in residential, outpatient, and EAP settings as well as workforce development. Kate is an experienced educator and has trained in academic and community settings. She has presented at numerous conferences and delivered presentations and workshops in partnership with agencies and organizations. From 1997-2020, Kate was an adjunct faculty for Doane University Master of Arts in Counseling, Psychology, Theory and Master level ethics and addiction courses. Kate was a senior research manager for the University of Nebraska Policy Center from 2007-2020.