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Registration Now Open – Practical Mental Health Ethics Training

Practical Mental Health Ethics:
Applications For A Fast Changing World

Saturday, May 7, 2016
9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Presenter:
Jeff Ashby, Ph. D., ABPP

5 ethics CEU ‘s applied for through the National Association of Social Workers – GA

 

Register today for the Practical Mental Health Ethics Training sponsored by DeKalb Community Service Board.

Dr. Jeff Ashby, Director of Georgia State University’s Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program will use case examples, discussion, and lecture, to help participants consider how the ethical codes apply to the practical world of counseling. Special emphasis will be placed on developing professionals’ understanding of decision-making processes used in arriving at ethical courses of action in the context of a changing world.

The workshop will highlight issues of informed consent, competence, confidentiality, and boundaries/multiple relationships. Using case studies and vignettes, professionals will be invited to consider what might be the best course of action in a variety of scenarios presenting ethical dilemmas.

Download the Workshop Brochure to learn more.

Registration Details

Registration Fee – $50
$20 late fee after April 29th.
No cost for DeKalb CSB employees.

For additional information contact:
Teiresias Jones
404-508-7728
TeiresJ@dekcsb.org

 

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DeKalb Community Service Board – Board of Directors Elects Two New Members

Both Will Also Serve on Brighter DeKalb Foundation Board with Four Newly Appointed Members 

DECATUR, Georgia – February 15, 2016 – DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB), a public, nonprofit treatment provider of community-based behavioral health and developmental disability services located in DeKalb County, is proud to welcome two new members that have been selected to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.

The newly elected members are: Andre Moorer, Hospitality Partner with Goodwin and Associates; and Millie Amato, Global Director, Customer and Commercial Leadership for The Coca-Cola Company.

The two new members will also serve on the Brighter DeKalb Foundation Board of Directors. They will join the following newly appointed foundation board members: Michael E. Perez, Partner with the Warshauer Law Group; Cynthia A. Allen, Consultant with Northrop Grumman at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Joan M. Gage, Speech-Language Pathologist within Fulton County Schools; and Andrew Goldberg, Vice President in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group within SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

“I welcome the opportunity to bring these respected professionals onto our Board of Directors,” stated Joseph Bona, MD, DeKalb CSB CEO. “Their commitment and personal passion for the work of our agency will be a great addition.  Their appointment broadens our organization’s Board and demonstrates their commitment to public service. I look forward to their contribution to the citizens of DeKalb County.”

About DeKalb CSB

Founded in 1994, DeKalb CSB is a public, nonprofit organization that provides a wide range of evidence-based behavioral health and developmental disability services.  Through more than 20 locations across DeKalb County, DeKalb CSB serves more than 10,000 children, adolescents and adults annually to help them recover and resume productive lives.  DeKalb CSB employs more than 500 staff, and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).   Learn more about DeKalb Community Service Board at www.dekcsb.org.

About Brighter DeKalb Foundation

Brighter DeKalb Foundation is a nonprofit organization in metro-Atlanta, Georgia established to help youth and adults reclaim their lives by supporting a full continuum of behavioral health and developmental disability services provided by the DeKalb Community Service Board (DeKalb CSB).

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March DeKalb CSB Board Meeting Announced

The March 24th  board meeting of the DeKalb Community Service Board is open to the public for those who are interested in services for mental health, addiction and developmental disabilities. The meeting will be held at 4:00 pm at 445 Winn Way, Room 421, Decatur, GA 30030.

The Advocacy Committee meeting will be held in the same room at 3:00 pm and is also open to the public.

The Audit, Finance and Compliance meeting will be held in the same room on Tuesday, March 22, 2015 at 12:00 pm and is also open to the public.

For those with disabilities in need of assistance or accommodations to participate in the meeting, please notify Community Relations at (404) 508-7875.

Mailing: PO Box 1648, Decatur, GA 30031
General information: 404.294.3834
Appointments, referrals and crisis support: 404.892.4646

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