Hot Topics in Ethics: Applying Positive Ethics to Therapeutic Practice, Consultation and Intervention

September 13, 2019

CORA Services Conference Center
CORA Services
8540 Verree Road
Philadelphia, PA 19111

This is a vignette-based workshop focusing on the issues that generate the most questions to local, state, and national ethics committees. In addition to boundary issues and confidentiality, topics include end of life issues, supervision, multicultural competence, addiction, and internet dilemmas. The vignettes are designed to promote discussion. This workshop will involve participants in the application of ethical decision making to the practice of professional psychology. Participants are invited to discuss ethical dilemmas from their own practices.

Presented by: 

Linda K. Knauss, Ph.D., ABPP is a Professor at Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology.  She has served as the Chair of the Ethics Committees of the American Board of Professional Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and as Co-chair of the Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists’ Ethics Committee.  Dr. Knauss has authorized several book chapters and journal articles on ethics and has taught ethics at many local universities as well as continuing education workshops on a variety of topics in ethics.  She also maintains a private practice where she sees children, adolescents, adults, and families.

As a result of this interactive workshop, participants will be able:

• Identify the relevant ethical principles related to a variety of ethical dilemmas
• Apply positive ethics to therapeutic practice
• Improve ethical decision-making skills

Intended Audience:

This program will benefit Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Educators, Principals, Teachers, Graduate Students, and other practitioners within mental health and education who provide direct services and/or parent/teacher consultation for this population.

Cost: $80.00

Credits Offered:

Act 48: 3.0
NBCC: 3.0
Psychology Credits: 3.0 Ethics credits
SW, MFT & PC: 3.0


8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – Conference
10:30 – Break
10:45 – Conference
12:15 – Evaluation and conclusion

Download the brochure  9-13-19 Hot Topics in Ethics and mail to

Ceil Hanas at 8540 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19111

For more information call 215.701.2629.

Registration begins 1/2 hour prior to stated program time. Pre-registration is required. Cancellations made LESS THAN 72 HOURS before the programs will NOT be refunded.

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