Ethics (More Info)

FIrst Do No Harm!
New Inner Ethicist Challenges

 (Including Grappling with Touch, Medication, & Kid Issues)

Ethics as The Big Guys Intended
(Plato, Aristotle, Patch Adams, Socrates, St. Thomas Aquinas, Yourself)
With Holism and Humor. (Tell Your Friends!)

February 5, 2016 was Great – “…Pam made it fun!” “Highly recommended”
UPCOMING DATE ADDED! Friday, April 22, 2016
with Pam Chubbuck, PhD

at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 1790 LaVista Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30329
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Need Ethics & Want a New Approach?
Have Fun! Be Challenged! Be Stimulated!
Think for Yourself! Be Energized!
Do not come if you want to sit all day, be bored,
be read the rules, or take a nap!


LPCs, LCSWs (or other “fully” licensed): $95 with CEUs. ($85 – No CEUs needed)
LAPCs, LMSWs (or other “associate” licensure): $75 with CEUs. ($65 – No CEUs needed)
Early Registration by March 22, 2016: No CEU Fee
Student Therapists not requiring CEUs attend Free (pre-registration requested via email)

Leader: Pam Chubbuck PhD, LICSW, LPC
Pam has had 25 years of experience teaching ethics to professionals. And enjoying it!

Program Description: First Do No Harm! New Inner Ethicist Challenges is designed to help mental health professionals, and other caregivers, understand the personal and work related aspects of ethical processing. Step-by-step procedures to assist caregivers in preventing ethical traps – including heightened awareness of subtle downgrading of professional independent thinking and maintaining priority of client’s best interest.This workshop is fast paced, energetic and stimulating. Content: Original Intention of Ethics; Ethics as Spiritual Adventure, Difference Between Ethics and Rules; Main Cause of Ethical Dilemmas and Legal Action and How to Avoid; Countertransference as Landmine for Therapist; Finding Your Inner Ethicist; Role Play; Ethics as a way of life.

Learning Objectives: Distinguish between legal and ethical issues in mental health practice. Increase professionals’ understanding of themselves as ethical beings; spiritual and mindful aspects as basis of ethics. How to avoid legal action. Increase understanding of self concerning transference, countertransference, “trigger” issues such as touch, medication, children. How to find and use one’s “Inner Ethicist.” Increase awareness of ethical obligations, practice ethical reasoning and actively reflect and practice ethically assisting clients with issues such as “true” informed consent. Practice utilizing a flowchart strategy to improve ethical decision-making (make choices more congruent with one’s ethics) on a practical moment-to-moment basis and keep clearer boundaries. Share dilemmas and resources. When to get help.

Pam Chubbuck, PhD, LICSW, LPC, teaches and supervises postgraduate psychotherapists internationally. She has over 30 years of experience presenting CEU workshops for professional caregivers. Pam is the Director of Vitally Alive Core Energetics Institute South and the past director of The School of Bio-Energy and Spiritual Healing in Mexico City and Atlanta. Pam is certified in: Core Energetics, Bioenergetic Analysis, Bio-Energy Healing, and as an Embodied Couples Mentor. Pam is a published author and a grandmother. She conducts a private holistic psychotherapy practice in the Atlanta area, where she specializes in working with and supervising therapists and other caregivers. Pam has served on Ethics committees for 25 years. Pam’s Ethics CEU classes are one of the most often requested by past participants.

LPCs, LCSWs (or other “fully” licensed): $95 with CEUs. ($85 if NO CEUs needed.)
(or other “associate” licensure): $75 with CEUs.  ($65 if NO CEUs needed.)
Student Therapists not requiring CEUs attend Free (email pre-registration requested)

Pre-register with PayPal below, AND email your contact info including license # and cell phone # to to confirm
or, snail-mail registration: mail check payable to Pamela Chubbuck, 8733 Lake Drive, Snellville, GA 30039 (avoids 3% PayPal fee).

Workshop/Events Cancellation/Refund Policy: Written cancellation received more than 30 days prior to workshop or event will receive full refund less $10 administrative fee. Written cancellation received 30 days or less receives credit toward another VItally Alive workshop, event or session within one year; in case of personal emergency, refund minus $10 admin fee.

Previous participant comments include:
~“The most open supportive experience ever!”
~“Highly recommended … got involved. Made me think!”
~“I never thought ethics could be enjoyable. Pam made it fun!”
~”Thank goodness we did not sit all day!”

~”This course was so different than other ethics courses. Loved it!”

LPCs, LCSWs $95 reg WITH CEUs:

LPCs, LCSWs $85 reg – No CEUs Needed:

LAPCs, LMSWs $75 reg WITH CEUs:

LAPCs, LMSWs $65 reg – No CEUs Needed:

or, snail-mail registration: mail check payable to Pamela Chubbuck, 8733 Lake Drive, Snellville, GA 30039 (avoids 3% PayPal fee).