Serving Youth with Disabilities: Ethical Practices - Part 2

2 Part Live Webinar Series - part 2

Serving youth with disabilities is a rewarding and creative endeavor.  Services require the Rehabilitation profession to aware a board spectrum of ethical and legal considerations.  Dr. Levingston will emphasis the importance of decision making practices.  Who makes decision if a guardian is involved?  What are the boundaries of the relationship?  Is it ever appropriate to be face book friends?  What about accepting a small gift?  Join us for this 2 hour series.

Upon completion of this webinar series, participants will be able to

  1. Describe the ethical and legal consideration when youth with disabilities.
  2. Identify best practices in serving youth with disabilities.
  3. Discuss techniques to address common pitfalls.

Presenter: Brandi Levingston, Ph.D CRC

Brandi Levingston, Ph.D., CRC, is a Principal Lecturer at the University of North Texas in the College of Health and Public Service Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services. She received her doctoral degree in Special Education, with a concentration in Rehabilitation Counseling, from the University of Texas at Austin and her master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. She has also worked as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the State of Texas. Her interests include: psychosocial aspects of disability cultural competence, students with disabilities in postsecondary education, and employment of persons with disabilities, specifically people with blindness or visual-impairments.

Host Date: 
Brandi Levingston