Ethical Responsibility as Service Providers: Transference, Countertransference and Boundaries - 3 CE Hours

December 20, 2013
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost: $45.00

Service Providers invest a lot of themselves in therapeutic relationships; sometimes in unhelpful and maybe even destructive ways. The ethics of taking information from and giving information to clients can present dilemmas that frequently happen but do not often get discussed.

Program Takeaways:

  • Attendees will be able to identify transference, counter-  transference, and boundary issues in their practice
  • Attendees will be able to recognize unhelpful boundary violations and counter-transference on their part with
  • Participants will understand the importance of peer consultation and supervision when it pertains to discussions about boundary, transference and counter-transference issues

Participants are asked to bring 1-3 client case scenarios with which they have struggled with ethical concerns.

Presenter Bio:

Ken Perry is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received his graduate degree from Tulane University in 1977. He has been working in the public and private child welfare service delivery sector since 1978. In 1990, he received a Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) National Merit award: “In re-cognition of outstanding leadership contribution, and dedicated service to children”.  In 1994, he co-authored a chapter about foster care service delivery in a book titled, When There’s No Place Like Home. In his ongoing clinical practice, he specializes in adult psychotherapy (individual and couples), and family therapy. In terms of his Child Welfare background, he has extensive knowledge in adolescent development, foster care, adoption, and kin-care issues with emphasis on the impact of trauma.




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