Personal ethics and values help guide mental health providers through clinical decision-making. They are practical tools we often use to navigate complex situations and, hopefully, lead us to best practices. While often represented as the same thing, ethics and values are distinct and influence providers differently. This discussion will help mental health providers clarify the differences of the terms, their utility in clinical practice, and uncover the ways self-care helps to clear the way for personal ethics and values to positively influence clinical practice.
Define personal ethics and value-based clinical practice, along with their influence on decision-making.
Explore specific strategies for implementing ethical, values-based clinical practice.
Identify various forms of self-care to practice outside of sessions to avoid burnout.
Self-care… a term that has recently been overused and oversaturated in the field. What does it even mean?
Our expert panelists share their own self-care and how it coincides with their personal ethics, both in their practice and in their daily life. As we all know, you can’t take care of others if you aren’t taking care of yourself.
Adriana mentions the basic “unsexy” forms of self-care and Desiree shares her ACTUAL self-care, as opposed to the written rules. This candid conversation is important for every clinician that has questions around value-based clinical practice.
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Addiction Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Professional/Mental Health Counselor, Social Worker
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)