Event date: 12/1/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Export event
NASWMN Chapter
/ Categories: Online, Ethics

More than a Bubble Bath: Self-Care Ethics For Every Time of Year

Monthly Lunch 'n Learn Webinars - Free for NASW Members, Open to all!

Wednesday, December 1 - 12-1 p.m. CST via Zoom

Presenter: Karen Goodenough, MSW, LGSW, Ph.D. Candidate

1 CEU - may be counted as ethics

Did you know that self-care is now in the Code of Ethics? This means it can’t just be an add-on activity for which we try to find time. Rather, it means that it’s just as integral to our social work practice as confidentiality and cultural competence. So why do many social workers still think of self-care as something that happens “after hours” instead of being embedded into our daily work? Come join us for an overview of the recent changes to the Code of Ethics, and exchange ideas on how to support your self-care at year-end, and during any other busy time. Learn why self-care is a responsibility not only to ourselves, but to our colleagues, supervisees, and those we serve; and how organizations and institutions have an obligation to promote wellness in the workplace.


You will receive your access information the day before the webinar.



About the Presenter

Karen Goodenough, MSW, LGSW, is Executive Director of the National Association of Social Workers, MN Chapter. She received her BSW from St. Olaf College, MSW from Augsburg College, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D in social work at the University of Minnesota. Karen is a community faculty member in the Masters of Social Work Program at the University of Minnesota teaching macro practice courses in Program Development, Leadership, Budgeting, Fundraising, and Social Policy. Previously Karen was Director of Youth and Family programs for a non-profit in North Minneapolis for 12 years, worked as a consultant helping organizations collect and utilize meaningful data and facilitating strategic planning, and served as adjunct faculty in the MSW programs at Augsburg College, the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine, St. Cloud State University, and St. Olaf College.


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