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Wednesday, November 30, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM PST
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New Song Church Community Center 
220 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR 97212

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Tess Fowler 
VOA Al Forthan Scholarship 


Managing Dual Relationships with Wayne Scott, MA, LCSW

Please join us for the upcoming training on Wednesday, November 30th for Managing Dual Relationships with Wayne Scott, MA, LCSW

All proceeds go towards the Al Forthan Scholarship. 

Cost: $110 for full day of training (6 CEUs); $60 for half day of training (3 CEUs)

Approved for 6 CEUs (ethics) through MHACBO


Managing Dual Relationships

Featuring: Wayne Scott, MA, LCSW

When: 9:00am-4:00pm


By the end of “Managing Dual Relationships,” participants will:

  1. Articulate the pros and cons of dual relationships as they relate to their agency setting, professional identity and role, type of treatment, and model of practice;
  2. Describe the harmful impacts of conflicts of interest and explore what these look like in participant’s area of practice;
  3. Explore the hazards and benefits of social media to the helping relationship;
  4. Draft a statement about handling public encounters with clients, the potential for dual or multiple relationships, and avoidance of conflicts of interest, including a clear social media policy; and
  5. Understand the nature of sexual transference and underscore the prohibition on sexual relationships with clients.


Wayne Scott, MA, LCSW

Since 1989 Wayne Scott, MA, LCSW has worked with youth and adults in outpatient, residential, and hospital settings in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Portland, OR and he currently maintains a private practice in the Buckman neighborhood. He has provided clinical supervision to social workers, family therapists, counselors, and addiction specialists and has taught clinical ethics at Portland State University. He writes memoir and personal essays, which have appeared in The New York Times, The Sun, Salon, and The Oregonian, among others.


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