Ethics and Professional Codes

Through the use of fun, interactive activities, discussion and information-sharing, participants in this training delve into the ethics of child and youth care. Training includes exploring ethical responsibilities to ourselves, our clients, our employers, the profession and society. Case scenarios help participants practice decision-making using established ethical codes, with particular emphasis on creating and maintaining professional boundaries with clients and their significant others.

What You’ll Learn

  • How codes of ethics reflect and impact professional practice
  • To identify ethical areas that are challenging within one’s professional context
  • How to apply codes of ethics to ethical dilemmas
  • How to set healthy professional boundaries
  • How rural and urban contexts affect boundary issues
  • How individual ethical practice reflects on the profession as a whole
  • How to explain our practice and codes of ethics to the lay public