An Ethics Framework for Case Managers, Rehab Counselors and Disability Managers (ET2017)

Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CLCP, CNLCP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, MSCC, RNs, RRP

Credit Hours: 2

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage.

Course Overview

This class will familiarize the students with basic ethical principles and theories, presenting a six-step guide to ethical decision making for addressing such issues. It will also present the Ethical Codes of Conduct for CDMS, CRC, and CCM clinicians regarding common ethical dilemmas for those particular areas of practice.  

This course is CCM, CRC, CDMS, CLCP, CVRP, MSCC and RRP ETHICS CREDIT APPROVED. The CCMC Code of Professional Conduct will be referenced in this presentation.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe the four major ethical principles and major ethical theories.

  2. List the six steps in the ethical decision making model.

  3. Contrast moral, ethical and legal principles

  4. Reference how the particular Ethical Code of Conduct guides the practioner in ethical dilemmas about diversity, conflict of interest, boundary issues and discrimination.

  5. State the responsibility of the CDMS, CRC and CCM in those various ethical dilemmas.

Course Outline

  1. Ethics Framework

  2. Conflicts of Interest

  3. Boundary Issues

  4. Privacy and Confidentiality

  5. Discrimination and Bias

Customer Testimonial

Great article covering ethics, morals, decision making, discrimination that effects case managers and counselors.
Mary Lee L.