A 6-Hour Training with Joseph Zannella, MA, LADC
April 21, 2023
PRESENTATION: This training is designed for both administrative and clinical staff members interested in ethical problem solving and legal risk management strategies.
During this training small group tasks will allow participants to learn and practice techniques for analyzing and resolving ethical dilemmas. Special emphasis will be placed on the application of ethics to the treatment of individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health problems. The evolving state of technology, and how we use it, is challenging individuals and counseling professionals in maintaining ethical standards. We will address through individual examples and real-world scenarios how technology is affecting all of us.
- Detail how legal and ethical issues are addressed by relevant professional organizations;
- Learn to articulate similarities and differences between the various codes of clinical ethics presented in the class.
- Explain how to reconcile differences between codes of ethics when treating individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse problems.
- Describe the concept of the power differential as it relates to client- therapist, client- agency, and supervisor- supervisee relationships.
- Articulate the relationship between legally defensible actions, ethical practice, and personal morality.
- Learn how communication technology is affecting people today, and what ethical challenges new technology may lead to in the near future.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Joseph Zannella has 34 years of experience working with mental health and addiction issues. He specializes in helping people with Anxiety issues, Recovery from Addictions, and Eating Disorders. He was the Director of Outpatient Programs in Bridgeport for Connecticut Renaissance for five years, and was the Director of the Renfrew Center of Southern Connecticut for five years specializing in treating clients with Eating Disorders. He is presently the Clinical Director for the ASIST program at Family Reentry. He is a faculty member of the New England Institute of Addiction Studies for 18 years teaching multiple courses including Neurobiology of Addiction, Psybersick, Eating Disorders, Advanced Ethics, Early Recovery Issues and the history of addiction treatment. With extensive clinical and administrative skills and in his work as a professional educator he has unique qualifications to assist both clinicians and clients. He is also in private practice in Fairfield County, CT.
REGISTRATION FEE: *NHADACA Members $65; *Non-Members $75; *NBCC add $5. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 or email@example.com
6 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: 2
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 4, 6, 7, 10-12
CPS Domains: 5, 6, Ethics (for recertification only)
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form. For multiple registrants you must register each one individually. Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received. Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration. Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received. We strongly encourage payment by credit card for training of high demand topics. Thank you.
This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.