Friday 11/30/2018 9 a.m.–12 p.m. 3 CE hours or 3 NBCC hours OPA: Ethics, Cultural Competency, and Professional Conduct 3 hours OCSWMFT: Ethics for Counselors/Social Workers 3 hours OCDP: C9 – Legal & Ethical Issues in Counseling 3 hours OR S2 - Professional & Ethical Standards 3 hours OR R1 – Field Related Other 3 hours John Carroll University, Dolan Center for Science and Technology, Room 202-203 Instructor: Cecile Brennan, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LSC Mental health professionals need to learn how to approach individuals from diverse cultural and social groups with cultural and ethical sensitivity. But learning about diverse populations is just the starting point. Understanding how to implement the ethical code, while also acknowledging cultural differences, is at the heart of this presentation. How should a counselor proceed if the ethical code is in conflict with a person’s culture? What actions should be taken when an accepted cultural practice diverges from core counseling principles or even from basic human rights? For practitioners to be effective and ethical, these issues must be considered. This presentation will offer answers to these questions.s, synergy, therapeutic index, efficacy and effectiveness; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics; medication assistant treatment methods; and withdrawal and its impact on the brain. Upon completion of the workshop participants will gain a basic understanding of pharmacology fundamentals. Click here for more information and to register.