This is an online workshop with 3 sessions aimed at introducing practitioners and managers to digital professionalism and its ethical, practical, professional and legal implications for practice.
This module raises participants’ awareness and offers a nuanced understanding of professional boundaries in changing practice context. This workshop offers a number of practical and reflective tools to think about and assess one’s online identity, boundaries and behaviour. The workshop will also examine the meaning of due diligence vis-à-vis people’s human rights and privacy and the ethical balance between the two. Furthermore, the workshop will examine online evidence and questions around traceability, sourcing, reliability, validity and admissibility of evidence and its inclusion in case notes and reports.
This is an introductory module specifically focused on digital professionalism and therefore, includes practitioners’ own use of social media and digital technologies (e.g. use of mobile phones or tablets) as well as online behaviour including connecting with service users and/or searching, accessing or viewing service users’ online data and activities and their ethical, professional and legal implications.
By the end of the course participants will:
You must attend all workshops to complete this training.