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1 Ethics World Café Presented by Tracy Herlitzke, MPH, MCHES CESA #4 Jackie Schoening, MSSW, CISW, CSSWCESA #6Welcome to Ethics World CaféThink 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 discussionWe 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 lessEthical issues are rarely neat, tidy, or cut and driedOur decisions directly affect peoples lives and people need to trust us
4 5 Goals of Ethics Education Stimulating the Moral ImaginationRecognizing Ethical IssuesDeveloping Analytical SkillsEliciting a Sense of Moral Obligation and ResponsibilityCoping with Moral AmbiguityJennings, B., Kahn, J., Mastroianni, A., and Parker, L.S, Ethics and Public Health: Model Curriculum, available:Our goals are to lead you to think aboutRecognize Ethical Issues & Stimulate your moral imaginationLook at an ethical decision making modelModel process you can go back and use in your work-World CaféEngage in genuine dialogueElicit sense of responsibility to guide ethical choicesEthics and morals are most often used interchangeablyNot going to get to all of these today, hope you continue to study
5 Code of Ethical Conduct for Prevention Professionals Non-discriminationCompetenceIntegrityNature of ServicesConfidentialityEthical ObligationsAvailable:How many of you have heard of the ethical code for PP?So what are these mysterious codes of conduct?Ethical code for prevention professionals1. Non-Discrimination2. Competence-provide quality service to the best of your ability, recognize limitations3. Integrity-present info fairly and accurately, give credit when it is due, public trust, not personal gain4. Nature of service-do no harm, use respectful & non exploitive practices5. Confidentiality-safeguarded from disclosure6. 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 atCore valuesCan help make difficult decisionsFind common groundIntegrate them into life1. 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 minutes4. Narrow list to 55. Narrow list to 36. 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 CafeAwakening and engaging collective intelligence through conversations about questions that matter.Free Guide on how to facilitate onTransition to World CaféI have used WC in many ways before (YRBS, Strategic Planning, with different size groups
9 Café Etiquette Focus on what matters Contribute your thinking Speak your mind and heartListen to understandLink and connect ideasListen together for insights and deeper questionsPlay, Doodle, Draw, Have Fun!
10 Table Host Responsibility Find someone to read case studies out loud at tableRemind people at your table to jot down key connections, ideas, and discoveriesHistorian-remain at table when others leave and welcome new travelers from other tablesBriefly share key insights from prior conversation so others can link and build using ideas1. Groups of 4-52. Select Table Host by everyone pointing to the most responsible person at your group3. Host raise your handOthers are travelling ambassadors of knowledge
11 Something Good in My World… Intro self & Something good in your world-5 minutesUniversal Sign-Timer
12 Question 1: How do you define ethics? Ethics is the theory, gives a philosophical account of justified behavior and beliefMorality is the practice, what people do and believeMoral values are those things that people should prize and promoteValues are names for states of affairs that conform to what is ethically right and that further the human good or good of all beingsStay 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 staysDiscussion 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 pollinateDiscuss 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 pollinateDiscuss 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 minShare out as large group 10 min
19 Contact Information:Tracy Herlitzke, CESA #4, MPH, MCHESPhone: orJackie Schoening, CESA #6, MSSW, CISW, CSSWPhone: orPart of CESA Wisconsin Safe and Healthy Schools NetworkThank you and I appreciate the discussions