Ethics of Social Justice Work in Psychology

Ethics Workshop

Friday, October 13, 2017
IU Neuroscience Center/Goodman Hall
355 West 16th Street
Conference Center Auditorium (first floor)
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Ethics of Social Justice Work in Psychology

Click here to register: Ethics Workshop 2017 Registration

12:45 pm Sign-in/Registration
1:00-2:00 pm Social Justice Work and Applied Psychology: The Foundation and Vision
2:00-2:15 pm Break
2:15-3:15 pm Ethical Social Justice Work as a Practitioner, Educator, and/or Researcher

3:15-3:30 pm Break
3:30-4:30 pm Discussion and Q&A

Course Description:
This conference will provide a forum for information exchange among psychologists, therapists, and other allied mental health professionals. Presented lectures will review the history of applied psychology in social justice work and highlight ethical considerations for psychologists incorporating social justice in their advocacy, practice, teaching and training endeavors.  Significant opportunity for discussing ethical issues and problems will be provided.

Course Objectives:
At the conclusion of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • acquire an understanding of the history, definition, and theories of social justice work and psychology
  • obtain knowledge about how to engage in ethical social justice work as practitioners, educators, and/or researchers
  • learn strategies of professional self-care when performing social justice work
Lawrence H. Gerstein, Ph.D., HSPP, George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Psychology-Counseling and Director of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Ball State University

Designation Statement:
For Psychologists:  Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Section of Psychology, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Section of Psychology, maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

3.0 CE credits can be earned by attending this workshop in its entirety. No credit can be given for partial attendance. 


Registration Fees:
Faculty and Staff in the IU Department of Psychiatry $50.00
Trainees from other Departments in the IU School of Medicine $50.00
Non-IU Students $50.00
All Others $85.00

Attendance Certificates:
CE certificates for psychologists will be sent to the email address with which you registered within five business days

Special Accommodations:
We want everyone to feel welcome at these and other department events. If you need a special accommodation to participate in this program, we will try to provide it. Please contact Rita Roush at at least 5 business days prior to the event.

Commercial Support for this workshop:
There is no commercial support for the development or execution of these events. All speakers have disclosed that they have no commercial bias and there is no conflict of interest in their presentations.

Refund Policy:
No refunds are offered for this event.

Click here to register: Ethics Workshop 2017 Registration

Location and Parking:
The IU Neuroscience Center/Goodman Hall is located at 355 West 16th St., Indianapolis, Indiana, 46202.  There is an attached parking garage; if you park in this garage, the conference will provide you with a validated parking ticket. We are unable to validate parking at other locations. The workshops will be held in the auditorium inside the first floor Conference Center. 

Department of Psychiatry | 355 W. 16th St., Suite 4800 | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Ph: (317) 963-7288 | Fax: (317) 963-7313