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Practical Applications of Ethical Considerations for Collegiate Recovery Professionals

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Building on Ethical Considerations for the Collegiate Recovery Professional, this session will use the common frameworks found in ethical decision-making models to look at common experiences in CRPs. Collegiate Recovery Programs and the professionals that work within them experience common conundrums. During this presentation, we will talk through awareness, grounding, support, and implementation, the four common steps of ethical decision-making models, to have a discussion around how to resolve tricky situations.

Target Audience
  • Addiction Counselors
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is conceptualize the utilization of the Ethical Considerations document from ARHE in real life scenarios while developing an understanding of each ethical principle.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Name 2 ethically challenging situations that collegiate recovery professionals may encounter and why they are challenging

  • Identify and explain the four common steps found in ethical decision making models.

  • Name and explain 3 of the 6 ethical principles outlined in ARHE's Ethical Considerations document.

  • White, W., the PRO-ACT Ethics Workgroup, with legal discussion by Popovits R. & Donohue, B. (2007). Ethical Guidelines for the Delivery of Peer-based Recovery Support Services. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation Services.

  • NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (2021). NAADAC/NCC AP Code of Ethics. Alexandria, VA: NAADAC. Retrieved from: NAADAC NCPRSS Code of Ethics 2

  • National Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS) Code of Ethics (2016). NAADAC/ NCAD/ NCPRESS Retrieved from: Cottone, R.R. and Claus, R.E. (2000), Ethical Decision-Making Models: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Counseling & Development, 78: 275-283. 3

Addiction Counselors

This course has been approved by, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE). There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
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Jessica Estok, LCDP CADC CCTP MA

Jessica Estok is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional and Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor in the state of Delaware. She is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and has her Master Degree in Psychological Counseling. Jessica is currently the architect of the Collegiate Recovery Community at the University of Delaware and has been practicing in the field of addiction and recovery since 2001. She is part of the team of collegiate recovery professionals who wrote the Ethical Considerations document for the Association of Recovery in Higher Education.

Lilly Ettinger

Lilly Ettinger received her Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University and Masters of Divinity in Leadership from George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor. As a person in recovery, she has been involved in collegiate recovery since 2011 and began working in the field as a graduate student. She has served as a founding student, graduate student, support specialist, program coordinator, and director for the recovery program at Baylor before joining UT Austin as Director for the Center for Students in Recovery in 2022. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member in the Baylor School of Education in Educational Leadership and the Baylor Honors College Interdisciplinary Core. In 2020 She was awarded the National Collegiate Recovery Staff Member of the Year Award by the Association for Recovery in Higher Education, where she also serves on the advisory board as interim co-chair and co-wrote ethical guidelines for collegiate recovery staff.

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