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IA: Ethics, Diversity, and Social Work Practice
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Ethical practice is a top priority for social workers nationally. This training will focus on how social workers can work with different professional who have different codes of ethics.

When: Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:00 - 8:45 pm
Where: St. Luke's Unity Point Hospital
1026 A. Avenue NE
Heart Center Classrooms
Cedar Rapids, Iowa  52402
United States
Presenter: Joe Nemmers, LISW
Contact: Kimberlee Gregory
(515) 635-5184

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Ethics and Social Work Practice

Thursday, September 12, 2019

St. Luke’s Unity Point Hospital

Heart Center Classrooms - 3rd Floor of Main Hospital

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402


Registration/Sign-in - 5:00 - 5:30 pm; Workshop - 5:30 - 8:45 pm



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5:00 pm to 5:30 pm – Registration/sign-in

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm -  Workshop Part I

7:30 pm to 7:45 pm - Break

7:45 pm – 8:45 pm – Workshop Part II


3.0 CEUs


Course Goals and Objectives:

Ethical practice is a top priority for social workers nationally.  In today’s climate of extreme division of thoughts, ideas, and opinions, social workers have to remain committed to the NASW Code of Ethics.   



1.    Demonstrate knowledge of the history and evolution of ethics.

2.    Examine the role Licensing Boards have in ethical Social Work practice and recognize the role practitioners have in reporting.

3.    Learn about the importance of supervision when faced with an ethical dilemma.

4.    Identify an Ethical Decision-Making Model and how to incorporate it into your practice.

5.    Demonstrate ethical decision-making skills through vignettes and group discussion.


About the Presenter:  Joe Nemmers, LISW


Joe Nemmers LISW received his B.A from Loras College in 1985 and his MSW from University of Iowa in 1992.  His work experience includes direct care as Youth Work at Annawakee in Tallahassee, Florida and Annie Wittenmyer in Davenport, Iowa.  Joe was also a Foster Care Worker for DHS/Polk Co., an Individual and Family Therapist at Orchard Place; Private Practice with Kavalier and Associates in West Des Moines, and Clinical Supervisor with the Community Mental Health Center for Hillcrest Family Services in Dubuque, Iowa.  Joe is currently the Clinical Supervisor for outpatient programs with Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Center in Des Moines, Iowa.


The NASW Iowa Chapter has determined that this event is worth 3.0 CEUs for Social Workers. 

Cost: NASW Member - $35   Non-member $60

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