Ethics & Ethical Decision Making
This course covers all aspects of ethics, from a historical perspective through to examples of the Codes of Ethics used in Disability Management and Vocational Rehabilitation today. Explore the role that ethics plays in defining a profession, professional practice and protecting both the professional and their clients. Learn the necessary skills to identify an ethical dilemma, apply a decision-making framework, and resolve the issue in the most effective and appropriate manner.
Candidates will learn:
The definition of ethics
The role of ethics in professional practice
The foundation of ethical practice
Ethics from a historical perspective
Various ethical theories
Branches of ethics
Codes of ethics, purpose and structure
Discussion of values
Ethical decision making / framework
Various tests to determine compliance
Complaints and discipline
Guidance on staying safe
A quiz to facilitate learning and understanding
We use case studies and examples throughout.
About the Instructor
Director of Education and Professional Development
In her role as KMG’s Director of Education, Gail brings 44+ years of international experience in health care, disability management and vocational rehabilitation.
Her extensive teaching experience includes recent projects such as developing and delivering training courses to Foreign Trained Health Professionals in Ontario, creating the Study Guide, workshop and on-line training for the 8 professional domains of the Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator (CCVE) exam, and developing training for front line construction supervisors in British Columbia in collaboration with WorkSafe B.C.
Gail is a Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP) and a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP). She is a Past President of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRA Canada) and of the Canadian Assessment, Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Society (CAVEWAS). She has also been on the Board of Directors for the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (CVRP). She was a Trustee and Vice Chair of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association (VRA) in the UK and has been directly involved in the development of practice standards with the VRA in Canada, the UK Rehab Council, and the British Standards Institution.
Gail has a certificate in Human Resources Development and professionally practices as an Ergonomist. She is also a Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor (CCRC), a Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP), and a Consensus Based Disability Management Auditor (CBDMA). She has been awarded the Fellowship of the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada, the Award of Excellence from CAVEWAS, and a lifetime membership with the VRA UK all in recognition of her professional achievements in Vocational Rehabilitation and for her dedication and commitment to professional development.