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2018 NQLD Ethical Decision Making May 17th 2018

Event Details
Date: 17 May 2018
Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Venue: Townsville
State: North Queensland
CPD hrs: 7

Members $137.00 Incl GST

Non Members $170.00 Incl GST

Student Members $33.00 Incl GST

Student Non Members $55.00 Incl GST

Organiser: AASW NQLD
Further information
Nicola Towler
AASW NQld Branch Manager
Ph: 07 4420 3900
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Ethical Decision Making

This one day workshop run by Dr Amanda Nickson will focus on personal and professional values, value conflicts together with analysing ethical dilemmas to make informed ethical decisions. It will provide you with different ethical decision making tools and how to apply to real life scenarios. The workshop will cover the values, standards and responsibilities in the AASW Code of Ethics and explore managing dilemmas as a supervisor.

About the Presenter

Dr Nickson is a Lecturer in Social Work and Human Services at James Cook University, where she has worked for the last 12 years. Dr Nickson has extensive practice and supervision experience in managing ethical dilemmas and has taught Professional Values and Ethics subject at the JCU for 8 years. She serves on the James Cook University Human Research Ethics Committee and has a publication in the area of teaching professional values and ethics using scenario based learning.

Who should attend?

Social workers facing ethical dilemmas in the workplace.

Supervisors requiring tools for ethical decision making

This workshop will enable you to gain:

An understanding of personal and professional values, value conflicts and how to manage these professionally;

Knowledge in how to analyse ethical dilemmas and make informed ethical decisions;

Knowledge of different ethical decision making models and tools and how to apply them to real life scenarios;

Knowledge and understanding of the values, standards and responsibilities in the AASW Code of Ethics;

An understanding of alternative philosophical perspectives on the nature of ethics;

Skills in managing ethical dilemmas as a supervisor.


1st Floor, Metway Arcade, 390 Flinders Street, Townsville, North Queensland

Thursday 17 May 2018 9.00am - 5.00 pm

CPD: 7 hours

All members and non members are welcome

Members - please log on to the Website prior to registering to take advantage of the member rates.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers