HSABC Webinar: Professional Workplace Boundaries for the Homelessness Sector
November 30, 2023, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
HSABC’s Professional Workplace Boundaries for the Homeless Sector webinar reviews the importance and purpose of workplace boundaries when providing services to homeless and at-risk populations. The challenges of setting and maintaining effective workplace boundaries are explored and specific boundary issues such as; personal disclosure of information to clients from staff, client-staff relationships outside of work, dual relationships, gift-giving and gift-receiving, and conflicts of interest are discussed. This webinar is an interactive learning experience where participants are encouraged to ask questions
Instructor: Katherine Aubrey
Katherine has over 20 years of experience working with people who have faced trauma, addictions, mental health issues and risk for homelessness. Her varied, frontline work experience ranges from in-reach prison work, group therapy, parole supervision, child & youth care work and addictions and mental health counselling. She has been an instructor with Homelessness Services Association of BC (formerly Shelternet BC) for 14 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with specialization in Mental Health Counselling.