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CareLine: Boundaries and Self-Care for Helping Professionals (Recorded) is a Course

CareLine: Boundaries and Self-Care for Helping Professionals (Recorded)

Started May 3, 2021
1 credit


Full course description

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Course Description

This free, 1-hour training features one module with an edited recording of a live CareLine training that was first held as a Zoom Webinar on March 26, 2021. 

Principled decision-making for helping professionals occurs every day in a variety of settings; however, many times, professionals find that legal and personal standards come into conflict. This course focuses on effective decision-making processes within the context of professional boundaries and behaviors. Participants will have the opportunity to consider case examples as well as some of the most common boundary violations. Self-care techniques and the importance of their consistent application are also explored.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify issues and dilemmas in the helping-professional practice.
  • Develop skills in understanding and resolving dilemmas associated with boundaries and professional behaviors.
  • Identify self-care skills and techniques to prevent and reduce burnout, countertransference, and compassion fatigue.

Continuing Education Classifications

  • One (1) CE clock hour
  • Meets requirements for CSWMFT Board
  • Meet requirements for CDP Board in Treatment (C7) & Prevention (PE)

The Ohio State University College of Social Work is an approved provider of the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider Number: RCST111747

The Ohio State University, College of Social Work is an approved provider for the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Provider Number: 50-24068

ADA Accomodations

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. If you require an accommodation to participation in this course, please contact CSW Accessibility at or call 614-688-1657.

Contact Us

The Ohio State University, College of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education, 302 Stillman Hall, 1947 College Road, Columbus OH, 43210.  Phone: 614-292-3032 Email: Website:

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