The Ethics of Professional Helping
In Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Friday April 6, 2018
MTMHI Main Building Training Room
221 Stewart’s Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Dear Fellow Professionals,
As we balance the scales of history, respect for basic human rights has come to the forefront of professional ethics. Most Helping professionals believe that respect for personal rights is paramount and plays a central role in effective treatment. However, the reality is that we experience daily conflicts between legal and ethical requirements, demands of third-parties, and respect for our client. TN-NADD is pleased to offer 3 hours of ethics training entitled “The Ethics of Professional Helping in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” to help clinicians update their awareness of new laws and ethical requirements and to practice resolving ethical dilemmas.
This year’s training is provided by Bruce E. Davis, Ph.D., BCBA-D, SrLPE, LPC, John Johnson, PhD, Jeff Felix, PhD and Vickey Coleman, PhD. Drs.Davis, Johnson, Felix and Coleman have a wealth of experience in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and have had many opportunities to deal with many typical and atypical ethical dilemmas. The training will address the requirements for training in Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 11; and the Official Compilation, Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee, Chapters 1180-1, 1180-2, 1180-3, and 1180-4. Training in ethics for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities also meets requirements for regular training in diversity. This training is also designed to meet the Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s requirements for ethics training.
Come sharpen your ethical saw with us on Friday April 6, 2018 at Middle TN Mental Health Institute Main Building Training Room in Nashville. It’s a great opportunity to interchange with your colleagues and on top of that, we plan to make it fun!
John Weston, President, Tennessee Chapter of NADD
Established in 1988, TN-NADD is dedicated to the advancement of mental wellness for persons with developmental disabilities through the promotion of excellence in mental health care. We would like to continue to bring you opportunities for learning. However, our membership needs to grow. I encourage you to contact www.thenadd.org and enjoy these membership benefits:
Frontier Health is a community behavioral health organization serving upper East Tennessee and South West Virginia whose mission is to provide quality services that encourage people to achieve their full potential. Information about Frontier Health can be obtained at www.frontierhealth.org.
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