JEFFERSON -- Rainbow Hospice Care will host its second annual Ethics and Boundaries Workshop Oct. 11 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Comfort Suites Johnson Creek Conference Center.

This program will provide four hours of continuing education approved by the National Association of Social Workers. It also meets Wisconsin standards for Social Work Ethics and Boundaries continuing education requirements.

Joan Groessl, PhD, MSW, LCSW, assistant professor of social work at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and former president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, will be facilitating the workshop. Her research interests include ethics, inter-professional relationships and leadership.

After attending this program, participants will:

-- Understand the connection between self-care and ethical practice.

-- Examine personal and environmental factors that influence self-awareness and self-care in practice.

-- Review boundaries as a primary component of self-care.

-- Examine ethical imperative and licensure requirements for effective self-care.

-- Apply concepts to common situations occurring in practice settings.

-- Develop a plan for enhancing self-care.

To register for the workshop, visit www.rainbowhospicecare.org. Early bird pricing is available until Oct. 1.

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