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OPHA 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop
Corvallis, Oregon
Sunday, October 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
Category: OPHA Events

OPHA 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop

Professional Ethics

Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Lunch will be on-your-own during a 1 hour lunch break 

Location: Tammy Bray Leadership Conference Room (Hallie Ford Center #115)
Oregon State University, 2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97331

Registration Fees: $110 Members, $125 Non-Members


Session overview: This workshop will introduce participants to a variety of ethical principles and provide a decision making model to aid them in ensuring that decisions are made ethically within their service area.

Trainer: Pauline Martel, BA, CPS

Pauline has dedicated 36 years to the field of prevention and treatment working directly with children and families in alcohol and other drug programs.  She has been a statewide Ethics trainer since 1998 and maintains her CPS certification. After retiring from Adapt, headquartered in Roseburg, OR, she continues as an adjunct instructor at Umpqua Community College.

Target Audience: 

  • Staff needing Ethics continuing education credits for CPS (Certified Prevention Specialist) or CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist)
  • Public health staff seeking Ethics training for professional development
  • People interested in learning more about how to successfully navigate ethical dilemmas in the work place

Learning objectives: 
At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify how personal values and assumptions impact ethical decision-making
  • Define and use the Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon’s (MHACBO) Behavioral Health Ethics Principles for resolving ethical dilemmas
  • Become familiar with HIPAA, FERPA, 42cfr Part 2 regulations for ethical performance by behavioral health and related professionals
  • Recognize and resolve specific ethical dilemmas

Education Credits: 

  • Provided through MHACBO (Mental Health and Addiction Counseling Board of Oregon)


Best Western
925 NW Garfield Ave, Corvallis OR 97330
$175 Saturday night
$94 Friday and Sunday nights (two-night stay minimum) 

ADA Accessibility: ADA accommodation requests should be directed to Angela Weaver, at [email protected] or by phone at 503-494-1205. Requests for accommodation should be made at least 3 weeks prior to the event. OPHA will do it's best to accommodate requests made after September 17th, but we cannot guarantee availability of all services.  

For any questions, please contact:

Clair Raujol
[email protected] 

***This event is sponsored by OPHA's Addition Prevention Section***