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Boundaries and Self-Disclosure

How much information is too much?


It can often be difficult to know how much personal information to share in a professional setting with the people we support, and what crosses the line and is too personal. Finding this balance is becoming more complicated as communication is increasingly digital, text based, and exists on a variety of social media platforms. This class explores best practices in this difficult area.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the purpose and function of self-disclosure

  • Articulate the hallmark of effective self-disclosure

  • Recognize that effective self-disclosure is situational and individual

  • Examine the impact of social media and technology

Board Accreditation

MN Board of Social Work

2.0 CEUs (CEP-275)

MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy

LADC: 2.0 CEUs (2022.CE.ADC.130)
LPC/LPCC: 2.0 CEUs (2022.CE.311) 

MN Board of Nursing

This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

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