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1 Ethics World Café Presented by Tracy Herlitzke, MPH, MCHES CESA #4
Jackie Schoening, MSSW, CISW, CSSW CESA #6 Welcome to Ethics World Café Think about this being a café with 50 of your closest friends

2 When the student is ready, the master appears. ~Buddhist Proverb
We are not here as experts on ethics but b/c we are willing to facilitate the discussion We are not going to talk about the Strategic Prevention Framework or the newest technology

3 Why is it important for prevention professionals to have a code of ethics?
Decisions made by prevention professionals directly affect people’s lives. People need to trust in prevention professionals as individuals and as professionals. The longer I am in prevention the more ethics comes up, especially as funding gets less Ethical issues are rarely neat, tidy, or cut and dried Our decisions directly affect peoples lives and people need to trust us

4 5 Goals of Ethics Education
Stimulating the Moral Imagination Recognizing Ethical Issues Developing Analytical Skills Eliciting a Sense of Moral Obligation and Responsibility Coping with Moral Ambiguity Jennings, B., Kahn, J., Mastroianni, A., and Parker, L.S, Ethics and Public Health: Model Curriculum, available: Our goals are to lead you to think about Recognize Ethical Issues & Stimulate your moral imagination Look at an ethical decision making model Model process you can go back and use in your work-World Café Engage in genuine dialogue Elicit sense of responsibility to guide ethical choices Ethics and morals are most often used interchangeably Not going to get to all of these today, hope you continue to study

5 Code of Ethical Conduct for Prevention Professionals
Non-discrimination Competence Integrity Nature of Services Confidentiality Ethical Obligations Available: How many of you have heard of the ethical code for PP? So what are these mysterious codes of conduct? Ethical code for prevention professionals 1. Non-Discrimination 2. Competence-provide quality service to the best of your ability, recognize limitations 3. Integrity-present info fairly and accurately, give credit when it is due, public trust, not personal gain 4. Nature of service-do no harm, use respectful & non exploitive practices 5. Confidentiality-safeguarded from disclosure 6. Ethical Obligations to community and society, promot wellbeing of all humankind, proactive on public policy

6 Core Values Assessment
Ethical Leadership is knowing your core values and having the courage to integrate them with your actions, being mindful of the common good. Complete Worksheet (activity can be found at Core values Can help make difficult decisions Find common ground Integrate them into life 1. Review values on wkst. Use blank lines to add any values that are important to you. 2. Put a star next to all of the value words that are very important to you. These are your personal set of values. 3. Narrow list to top 8 values by crossing off less important ones or circling more important ones minutes 4. Narrow list to 5 5. Narrow list to 3 6. Finally choose top 2. You have just discovered or re-discovered your core values. Top bullet… Why2 because you can remember them! Imagine putting them in your pocket and taking them with you each day. They represent your larger set of values. How can you use them? Can help make difficult decisions, choose lifestyle, select employment, raise a child, can help find common ground, the most important part is to integrate them into your life as much as possible.

7 World Cafe Awakening and engaging collective intelligence through conversations about questions that matter. Free Guide on how to facilitate on Transition to World Café I have used WC in many ways before (YRBS, Strategic Planning, with different size groups

8 World Cafe

9 Café Etiquette Focus on what matters Contribute your thinking
Speak your mind and heart Listen to understand Link and connect ideas Listen together for insights and deeper questions Play, Doodle, Draw, Have Fun!

10 Table Host Responsibility
Find someone to read case studies out loud at table Remind people at your table to jot down key connections, ideas, and discoveries Historian-remain at table when others leave and welcome new travelers from other tables Briefly share key insights from prior conversation so others can link and build using ideas 1. Groups of 4-5 2. Select Table Host by everyone pointing to the most responsible person at your group 3. Host raise your hand Others are travelling ambassadors of knowledge

11 Something Good in My World…
Intro self & Something good in your world-5 minutes Universal Sign-Timer

12 Question 1: How do you define ethics?
Ethics is the theory, gives a philosophical account of justified behavior and belief Morality is the practice, what people do and believe Moral values are those things that people should prize and promote Values are names for states of affairs that conform to what is ethically right and that further the human good or good of all beings Stay in same group and discussion questions 1 for 10 minutes

13 Question 2: An Ethical Decision Making Model
Review the handout “Ethical Decision Making Model”. In your small group, discuss the steps. How could you apply these steps to your work? Find a new group, Historian stays Discussion question min

14 Question 3: Case Study 1 Center for Alcohol Education
Should the Center for Alcohol Education, Inc., apply for one of these grants? What implications would the acceptance of a grant from Bettelheim Brewing Company have on the Center? Which sections of the Code of Ethics guides the Center in their decision? New group-Cross pollinate Discuss Case Study 1 and/or 2 or if you are feeling brave share a ethical situation you have experienced 20 minutes

15 Question 4: Case Study 2 DON’T DO IT Curriculum
Should the institute continue facilitating training on the DON’T DO IT curriculum? Does the institute have any ethical obligation to the teachers who are currently using the DON’T DO IT curriculum and are unaware of the study? Which sections of the Code of Ethics guides the Institute in these decisions?

16 Question 5: Case Study 3 Health Advisory Board
Does the Health Advisory Board have a reasonable plan? Why or why not? Which sections of the Code of Ethics, if any, is the Advisory Board in conflict with? What recommendations would you make to the Health Advisory Board in the development of their proposal? New group-Cross pollinate Discuss Case Study 3 and/or 4 or if you are feeling brave share a ethical situation you have experienced 20 minutes

17 Question 6: Case Study 4 Prevention Specialist
What do you think about the appropriateness of Prev Spec’s behavior? Which section of the Code of Ethics, if any, guides this decision?

18 Bringing It All Together
What is emerging here? What do we now see and know as a result of these conversations? What will you do as a result of the Wisconsin Prevention Café? Discuss in current group 5 min Share out as large group 10 min

19 Contact Information: Tracy Herlitzke, CESA #4, MPH, MCHES Phone: or Jackie Schoening, CESA #6, MSSW, CISW, CSSW Phone: or Part of CESA Wisconsin Safe and Healthy Schools Network Thank you and I appreciate the discussions

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