Teaching Ethics in the University Classroom
Presenter: Jane Rose Njue, Ph.D., CFLE
When teaching future Family Science professionals, it is important that instructors promote the ethical skills and competencies of students so that they can identify and solve dilemmas when working with individuals, children, and families in the community. It is critical to prepare students to develop moral courage so that they can act ethically as citizens and as Family Science professionals. Training ethics and moral courage, however, can be challenging to do in a traditional classroom setting especially for those that have not received formal training on how to teach ethics.
This webinar will provide information for those teaching ethics in a college classroom and will include information on how to define different types of ethics, address the process of solving ethical dilemmas, examine key ethical issues surrounding family professionals, and discuss ethical dilemmas that could occur in a work setting. The participants will also learn how to teach students to examine, understand, and apply the codes of ethics of three professional organizations: National Council on Family Relations, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and the National Association of Social Workers. Finally, activities will be shared that can be utilized and practiced in one’s own teaching settings.
Overall, attendees will leave this webinar with the ability to:
- Teach students how to solve ethical dilemmas;
- Form an activity for students to compare and contrast ethical principles of family life education, family therapy, and family case management;
- Produce ethical scenarios to use in the classroom.
Approved for 1 hour of CFLE continuing education credit.
Series approved for 2.5 hours of CFLE continuing education credit.
About the Presenter
Jane Rose M. Njue Ph.D., CFLE, is an associate professor of human development and family sciences at Northern Illinois University. She is the facilitator and internship coordinator of the CFLE approved Family Social Services Emphasis. Dr. Njue received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies with a specialization in family studies from Iowa State University and master’s degree from University of Alberta Canada. She has extensive experience teaching ethics and enjoys teaching professional development courses and working in partnerships with family social service agencies in the community that provide students opportunities for students to practice classroom knowledge when working with children individuals and families. Dr. Njue research focuses on the application of family strengths perspective to study family functioning in Kenya and cross culturally and in student community engagement with CFLE internships.
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Single Webinar Pricing
- License for classroom use by one professor is available for $134 for NCFR members, $204 for nonmembers.
- License for departmental use (multiple professors) is available for $184 NCFR member / $324 nonmember.
- Departmental license for CFLE-approved programs is $159.
2-Part Series Webinar Pricing
- License for classroom use by one professor is available for $224 for NCFR members, $344 for nonmembers.
- License for departmental use (multiple professors) is available for $314 for NCFR members, $564 for nonmembers.
- Departmental license for CFLE-approved programs is $269.