Upcoming Continuing Education Classes
Ethics as Right Use of Power
Using your professional power with awareness and skill is the main theme of this course. This approach guides you to a deeper understanding and connection with your relationship with power and the impact this has on the therapeutic relationship. Power is relational energy and impacts all we do. Understanding and managing the power differential is crucial to right relationship with your client.
Class begins by exploring your personal relationship with power. We then move into exploring specific dynamics of the therapeutic relationship to include dual role relationship, personal limits and boundary concerns, 3 aspects of fostering clarity and accountability with your clients, role dependent factors within the therapeutic relationship, discriminate self-disclosure, and core dynamics of the therapeutic relationship. Kathy offers time for open discussion regarding individual concerns and questions. Kathy brings her warmth and humor into the classroom environment.