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Ethics: Past, Present and Future, September 29, 10:30am-12:00pm

Professional values and principles guide the work we do and motivate us to act in the best interest of the persons we serve. These are generally common across disciplines and job description. How we deliver services has continued to change and sometimes challenge us regarding how we apply these values and principles. This session will explore basic values and principles, challenges to apply them as practice changes, and look at some ways to resolve personal ethical dilemmas.

Learning Objectives:

  • To explore basic values and principles
  • Discuss and explore challenges to apply them as practice changes
  • Examine ways to resolve personal ethical dilemmas

Presenter Bio: 

George Brenner has a Master Degree in Psychology from the University of Evansville and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Addictions Counselor in the State of Indiana. George has 46 years of clinical, supervisory and administrative experience in the areas of gambling disorders, substance use disorders, mental health, and integrated care for Co-Occurring Disorders. He is a trainer and consultant in these areas as well as facilitating the learning of Motivational Interviewing.

He is a co-owner of Continuing the Care which providers consultation, training, and Professional Recovery Monitoring Services. George also engages in a general private clinical practice at Family Counseling Associates. George was trained in Motivational Interviewing by faculty of the University of New Mexico. He received advanced training in the MINT-TNT, is a Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and serves on the Audit and Finance Committee. George serves on the Board of Mental Health America in Indiana. 

 Please note: Meets requirements for 1 hour of ethics training 



George Brenner M.S., LCSW, LMFT, LCAC