Ethics training for social workers and case managers is an important and timely topic.
On Thursday November 9th, a recent chilly evening, over 40 social workers and case managers gathered at Danfords Hotel and Marina in Port Jefferson where there was lots of warm energy, intelligent discussion, reintroduced and new relationships among many caring professionals.
This continuing education event and dinner was offered to the case managers and social workers because of the sponsorship and collaboration of Futterman & Lanza, an elder law and estate planning law firm in Smithtown and Valley Stream, The Bristal Assisted Living, Caring People and Nesconset Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. The key note presenter for the evening was Dawn Shedrick, LCSW-R. Shedrick presented topics that social workers are faced with daily; ethical decisions, some of which must be made with a moment’s notice. The attendees learned about eithical decision-making frameworks and tools that can be applied in their practice. Several case studies were discussed to help strengthen the attendees understanding of the issues, guidelines and tools for effective and ethical social work practice.
Aaron Futterman, of Futterman & Lanza, LLP also shared some insights and updates on estate planning and elder law so the social workers can better help their clients and patients. Michael Hampton of Nesconset Rehab was host for the evening. All of the sponsors were pleased to bring this event to the attending case managers and social workers who help individuals and families, often in crisis, on a daily basis.
Danfords Hotel, Marina & Spa is a well-known, beautiful boutique hotel in downtown Port Jefferson, NY. Danfords has grown over the years and recently renovated this property to become a contemporary retreat on Long Island.
PHOTO (left to right): Michael Hampton, Nesconset Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, Dawn Shedrick, JenTex Training & Consulting, Danielle Barbieri, Caring People, Michelle Cornetto, Nesconset Rehabilitation Center, Rachael Koutrouby, The Bristal Assisted Living, and Aaron Futterman, Futterman & Lanza, LLP.