Thu, Feb 14 | Cognitive Behavior Institute

Ethical Problem-Solving: Working with Youth & Their Families (4CEs) (1)

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Ethical Problem-Solving: Working with Youth & Their Families (4CEs) (1)

Time & Location

Feb 14, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cognitive Behavior Institute, 125 Emeryville Dr Suite 230, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066, USA

About The Event

This program is suited for behavioral health practictioners including psychologists, licensed counselors, and licensed social workers.

Program Level: Intermediate

Presented by: Kaleigh Bantum, PhD, NCSP

Continuing Education Certificate: 4 Hours

Youth today face many challenges that impact their overall well-being and often serve as catalysts to their initiation of behavioral health services. Working with these youth can be both a rewarding and challenging task for clinicians of all experience levels. Navigating the therapeutic boundaries of balancing autonomy with family engagement is critical. Clinicians face a wide range of factors to consider in treatment planning that are often dynamic in nature. This program will take into consideration the various ethical concerns that may arise in working with youth and their families in today’s world and focus on techniques to broaden the clinician’s toolbox. Moreover, this program will expand to include the topic of suicidality in today’s youth. An examination of the rising epidemic of suicide in youth as well as strategies for clinicians will be explored.


1. Participants will identify relevant ethical and legal issues associated with working with youth and their families.

2. Participants will apply professional, ethical and legal codes to common ethical dilemmas.

3. Participants will analyze ethical decisions with consideration of the unique factors faced by today’s youth and their families.

4. Participants will demonstrate skill in problem solving ethical concerns with youth.

5. Participants will describe the current suicide epidemic in the United States including common myths, risk and protective factors.

6. Participants will demonstrate skill in evaluation of suicidal ideation and behaviors.

Cognitive Behavior Institute maintains responsibility for content of this program. Social workers, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors in Pennsylvania can receive continuing education from providers approved by the American Psychological Association. Since CBI is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education, licensed social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and licensed professional counselors in Pennsylvania will be able to fulfill their continuing education requirements by attending CBI continuing education programs.

  • Virtual Attendance: 4 CEs