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Ethical Boundaries: The Zone of Helpfulness in the Professional Caregiver and Patient Relationship


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   27
Topic Areas:
Ethics
Category:
Case Managers |  Continuing Ed |  Ethics |  SW (MD) |  CMC/NACCM
Faculty:
Stephanie Goldstein
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
3 hours 1 minute
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.



Description

Boundaries are the invisible line between the patient/ family and the healthcare provider. Professional boundaries may vary depending on the practice setting and license the professional holds. Maintaining boundaries involves understanding the importance of staying in the zone of helpfulness and the consequences of overstepping. This interactive program examines the ethical dilemmas that arise regarding boundaries and how our professional codes of ethics guide us in maintaining professionalism with empathy. Join us for a lively discussion on creating and maintaining the appropriate “zone” for your practice.

Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Date of original program: 10.15.2021

Credits


Social Work - New York

Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 3Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study


Social Workers-Texas Jenerations Health Education is an approved continuing education provider by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners – Provider # 6859
Social Work, MD (Category ll)

Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded 3Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs


CMC/NACCM

Jenerations Health Education is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #20-801JHE. This activity approved for 3  CMC contact hours.

 

 

 


Social Work

Jenerations Health Education, #1494, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2021-01/26/24. Social Workers completing this course receive 3 Ethics continuing education credit.



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Faculty

Stephanie Goldstein's Profile

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Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years.  Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses.  A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations. 


Webinar FAQ

Q: How do I access the program?

A: Log in to your account at https://jenerations.ce21.com/ and you can launch the applicable program from your list of registered courses.  You may also click the link provided in your event confirmation or reminder emails and that will take you to your account. Please use the same email you used to register for your account.  If you do not recall your log-in information you may request it: https://jenerations.ce21.com/Account/Login

 

Q: Do I need to set up an account? / Why do I need to register?

A: Account registration is required for each individual who wishes to participate in a CEU and receive credit to maintain credit compliance requirements.  Your account will also provide you with the ability to access your program history, handouts, and ability to download your CE certificate.

 

Q: How can I tell if I am registered?

A: Please go to your account and your registered courses will be listed.  You will also receive a registration confirmation via your email if you have successfully registered for the program.  Be sure to check your SPAM or Junk folders as well.  If you have questions about your registration or did not receive a confirmation email, please contact Contact@jenerationshealth.com.

 

Q: How do I receive my CEs at the end of the webinar? /How do I get my certificate?

A: CE certificates will be made available to all participants who attend the webinar in full, and completes the evaluation found in their registration profile for live interactive programs. For on-demand programs, participants must complete the program in it's entirety as well as the evaluation and post test.  You will find these in your profile when you log in: https://jenerations.ce21.com/

 

 

Q: What if I am running late or must leave before the program ends? Will I still receive credit? 

A: Due to credit compliance standards, full attendance is required to receive CE certificate. Therefore, if you arrive to the webinar late or leave the webinar early, you may not qualify to receive a CE certificate.  Jenerations does not offer partial credit for participation.

 

Q: What if I get kicked out of a webinar and cannot get back in?

A: Should you have technical difficulties; you should be able to rejoin the webinar through your account profile by clicking “Launch Webinar”. Our attendees are given a grace period to rejoin; however, failure to return in time, will result in not receiving CE credits.  If technical difficulties are experienced by the entire group a notice will be sent out advising of such.

 

Q: Are the webinars live?

A: Yes, our Jenerations webinars are live and interactive - not pre-recorded. To receive credit, these webinars should be treated as if you are attending an in-person course in a classroom setting and will also require a minimum participation.  This is tracked via your online participation as well as polls/quiz responses and other applicable certification requirements.

NOTE: Jenerations also offers On-Demand content.  This content is pre-recorded.  Credits may differ from the original Live Webinar offering.

 

Q: Who are you authorized by?

A: While most licensing boards for social work accept CE, credits provided by (ASWB), licensees are responsible for determining where specific courses meet their jurisdiction’s requirements.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.  **It is the responsibility of the registered user to review the details of each program and the credit approvals (noted in the approval statement under the Credits tab) on the website to determine which CE approvals are being offered for each course.

Jenerations Health Education is approved by the following organizations:

Jenerations Health Education regularly submits programs to the following entities for program approvals:

  • Commission for Case Management Certification (Certified Case Managers)
  • NAB/NCERS (Nursing Home Administrators)
  • National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (Certified Dementia Practitioners)
  • Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (Certified Financial Planners)


Q: Are there specific equipment or technical requirements?

There are recommended system settings and system requirements.  System requirements are:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

It is recommended to have a wired connection or at minimum a strong wireless connection.  Should you lose connectivity to the program it may impact your attendance which can impact the participation needed to obtain credit. 

 

Q: Do you offer ADA Accommodations?

A: Yes! If you are requesting ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at contact@jenerationshealth.com  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled. 

 

Q: What do I do if I have a complaint/grievance?

A: For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or contact@jenerationshealth.com. 

 

Policies & Accommodation Requests

See below for policies and accomodation information:

  • Successful completion of our continuing education programs will require attendance for the entire event as well as completion & submission of the evaluation form, (& post test for on-demand products) at the conclusion of the webinar.  Certificates will be provided via your account once program requirements have been met.
  • To request an ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at contact@jenerationshealth.com  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled. 
  • For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or contact@jenerationshealth.com.
  • To review Jenerations Health Privacy Policy, please see: https://jenerationshealth.com/faq/

Bibliography & References

Bibliography & References available upon request

Learning Objectives

Agenda/Objectives:


1.  Define boundary crossings vs. boundary violations within the Zone of Helpfulness. (30 minutes)

2.  Identify common boundary violations (30 minutes)

3.  Identify consequences of operating outside the Zone of Helpfulness for the organization, professional, and patient/client. (30 minutes)

Break (15 minutes)

4.  Recognize guiding principles of safe practice including: 60 minutes

5. Create safe therapeutic practice while resolving boundary violations. (30 minutes)

 

 

 

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