Ethical issues and dilemmas challenge the practitioner. What are the guiding principles that inform ethical decision-making? How do the codes of ethics under which clinicians practice fit with the guiding principles? This interactive workshop focuses on the use of the guiding principles, the codes of ethics, and practice applications.
Presenter: Peggy J. Keilholz, ACSW, CASAC Peggy J. Keilholz, ACSW, CASAC is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Advanced Substance Abuse Counselor in Missouri. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW), a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. In addition to maintaining a private practice in individual, couples, and family therapy, Peggy teaches part-time in the Family Therapy Specialization at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis. She is a past President of the St. Louis Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. From 2005-2007 she served as the Ethics Chair for the Missouri Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. During 24 years in practice Peggy has worked with numerous individuals and families coping with alcoholism and drug addiction and chronic mental and physical conditions. She has presented numerous workshops on social work ethics. Peggy received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Fontbonne College, a Master of Arts in Religion and Education from St. Louis University, and a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.
The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and will maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. MIMH will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this program. MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.
This module will talk about early mental health care centers in the state of Missouri including State Hospital Number One in Fulton, the St. Louis County Insane Asylum, and the Saint Louis Hospital for Social Evils. The history of these hospitals, the treatments offered patients, and the management of people with mental illness as affected by social and medical movements form the core of this presentation.
In this program, Dr. Alec Pollard discusses the changes in approaches to treating complex Anxiety Disorders, the move from diagnosis- driven interventions to model-driven interventions, the significant role basic laboratory research plays in the life of the clinician, the use of medications alongside psychotherapies, and near- and far-term research. Treatment resistance and ambivalence, and family inclusion are also addressed.
After losing one son to suicide and another in combat within eight months of each other, Major General Graham made it his mission to help prevent other families from facing the same sort of tragedies. Together with his wife, Carol, and his daughter, Melanie, Major General Graham works to raise awareness about untreated depression in the military and the rising number of military suicides. The Grahams have become advocates for soldiers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and other mental health illnesses. In this DVD, Major General Graham will share his personal story of loss and relate how his family is leading the fight to reduce military suicides.