CEUs for Melanie Potock's - Ethics and Social Media: Commenting about the Competition


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Session Description: The American Speech Language Hearing Association states  The four Principles of Ethics form the underlying philosophical basis for the Code of Ethics and are reflected in the following areas: (I) responsibility to persons served professionally and to research participants, both human and animal; (II) responsibility for one's professional competence; (III) responsibility to the public; and (IV) responsibility for professional relationships.” (https://inte.asha.org/Code-of-Ethics/ ) This blended course includes reviewing the Code and a video presentation focused on Principles III and IV as they relate to commenting about other professionals on social media.  The presentation offers specific strategies to foster collaboration among professionals and suggestions on how to reduce the competitive nature fueled by comments on social media. 

Learning Outcomes 

As a result of this presentation, the view will

  1. Show understanding of the ASHA Code of Ethics 
  2. Discuss the definition of defamation as it pertains to ethical commenting on social media
  3. Describe 2 strategies to build collaboration among professionals on social media 

Time-ordered Agenda – 60 minutes total

24 minutes: Pre-reading ASHA Code of Ethics

3 minutes: Introductions & Disclosures

10 minutes: Engaging & Not Defaming

10 minutes: Action Plan to Address Regrettable Comments

13 minutes: Shifting to a Collaborative Mindset