Rehabilitation professionals are dedicated to working with human beings in complex academic and medical settings, which naturally results in conflicting priorities, unclear boundaries and overlapping relationships. In order to serve client populations well, and to maintain ethical integrity, the rehab professional must be able to recognize, navigate and mitigate ethical dilemmas to the best of their ability. This 2-hour course provides practical information for making ethical decisions while providing rehabilitation services to clients of all ages in academic and medical settings.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Laurel has 9 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist, working in inpatient, outpatient, community reintegration and skilled nursing. Currently, Laurel treats adolescents and adults in an outpatient rehabilitation clinic in Portland, Oregon, where she specializes in providing cognitive-communication rehabilitation to patients with mild TBI, including concussion. She also specializes in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Laurel has led the development of the Portland area Providence Concussion Management Program and is an adjunct professor in the Speech and Hearing Sciences Department at Portland State University. She is currently the board president for Brain Injury Connections Northwest, a local non-profit that supports those affected by acquired brain injury.
This course is offered for 0.20 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional Area)
|15 min: Definitions and descriptions of ethics|
|30 min: Discipline-specific resources for ethical decision-making|
|15 min: Ethical decision-making model|
|60 min: Application of model to case studies|
|Financial||Laurel Kirby received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationships exist. |