Children or Family First: Navigating the Ethical Conflict of Child Protection vs. Parental Rights
Recent policies in various states seem to assert conflicting perspectives on parents’ and children’s rights. A focus on the parent’s right to determine public school policy through the “Don’t Say Gay” law in Florida directly conflicts with the Texas policy that seeks to deny parents the right to support their children through the provision of trans-affirming care.
At the root, these policies relate to the ethical conflict between protecting children and respecting parental rights. This session will explore the history and ethical application of parental, child and family rights schemas in a...Read moren effort to help best prepare professionals to protect children when necessary, and respect family autonomy whenever possible. Less...
- Discuss the legal and ethical framework of parents’ rights expectations.
- Discuss the legal and ethical framework of children’s rights expectations.
- Describe the legal conflict between parents’ rights and children’s rights.
- Explain how the conflict between parents’ rights and children’s rights impacts professional practice.
- Apply a framework to guide the process for deciding whether a rights perspective is impacting their decision to report suspected child maltreatment.
- All Levels
Thursday, August 11, 2022
11:00 AM EDT - 02:15 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Kathryn S. Krase, PhD, JD, MSW
11:00 - 11:05 am Introductions
11:05 - 11:35 am Setting the Stage: Impact of rights orientation on professional responsibilities of mental and behavioral health professionals
11:35 - 12:30 pm Exploring the historical development of parental and children’s rights
12:30 - 12:45 pm Break
12:45 - 1:15 pm Conflicts between parents’, family and children’s rights
1:15 - 2:00 pm Framework for evaluating impact of rights perspective on professional obligations, including responsibility to report suspicions of child maltreatment
2:15 - 2:15 pm Conclusions & Questions
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours including
3 Ethics Hour
American Psychological Association
Association of Social Work Boards
National Board for Certified Counselors
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
New York Education Department Board for Licensed Psychoanalysts
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
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