Ethics for Trainers: Applying the NSDTA Code of Ethics For Training And Development Professionals Part #2

This webinar will continue with more information on the NSDTA Code of Ethics for Training and Development in Human Services.  It provides practical examples of integrating the Code into training, and applying the Code’s values and principles to ethical scenarios. This is the most widely used code of ethics for trainers.  Its application helps trainers plan ethically informed learning events.
Since the inception of the National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA), increasingly complex social problems (e.g., poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, child maltreatment, unemployment, substance abuse, Covid 19) co-existing with increased funding challenges, have elevated the need for a well-trained human services workforce.
Changes have also occurred within the human services training and development work environment (e.g., increased funding for training in many human services areas, advent of the private training consultant, increased litigation of training, learners who have experienced trauma, availability of distance technology and alternative delivery models).  These changes have created the need for highly competent training and development professionals who can deal with ethical issues emerging from new practices and/or conflicting values and responsibilities.
Learning Objectives: 
  • Introduce child welfare trainers to the NSDTA code and its application
  • Learn an 8-step process for applying the code
  • Practice applying the code to training scenarios
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CYC Certification Competency Domain: 
2 Class Hours
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Created by

Dale Curry, PhD, CYC-P

Dale is Professor Emeritus, Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences at Kent State University. He has over 40 years of experience in direct service, supervision, administration, education and training in child and family. He is a nationally recognized leader in the area of human service training and development; previously serving as an Executive Board member of the National Staff development and Training Association as well Chair of the association’s Ethics, Trainer Certification, and Evaluation Committees. He was also the Vice President of the North American Child and Youth Care Certification Board, serving as Chair of the Research Committee and Principal Investigator of the North American Child Certification Project.
He has authored more than 100 publications, 25 evaluation reports, and 165 conference presentations.  He is currently the Interim Editor of the Journal of Child and Youth Care Work and was the Founding Editor of Training and Development in Human Services; the journal of the National Staff Development and Training Association.