Social Work Online Course 8: Healthy Relationship Boundaries

Course description 

This session will define boundary issues and how healthy boundaries are essential both in our personal and professional lives. We will examine how our personal style shapes our professional one.  You will be challenged to think about the boundaries you are setting or breaking, identify when someone is breaking a boundary with you, discover red flags that may mean trouble, and lastly explore useful tips for maintaining healthy boundaries in your work with clients.   



Luci Draayer, LCSW, CMC Denver Counseling and Care Consultation 

Luci has been a healthcare Social Worker and Care Manager for almost 25 years, including providing services to the Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders HDSA Center of Excellence for the past 8 years.  Her career emphasis is on caregiver health, family well-being, and grief and loss. Luci received her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky. She maintains her licensure as a Clinical Social Worker and certification as a Care Manager with the Aging Life Care Association. 


Course objectives 

After attending this course, participants will be able to: 

·         Define the general concepts of healthy relationship boundaries 

·         Explain the complicated nature of boundaries for social workers who work with HD patients and families 

·         List 3 red flags that may indicate the need to address a boundary issue 

·         Identify 3 strategies for maintaining healthy boundaries 

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