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The Biological Basis of Boundaries and Ethical Behavior

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Oct 15, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
La Crosse Campus
La Crosse, WI

This workshop will address the biological roots of human morality.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

The registration deadline is Monday, October 8, 2018. Advance registration is required. Registration fees include light breakfast and certificate. Registered participants will receive an email the week of the conference with parking information and other details about the conference.

Fees & Payment

  • No charge for GHS students, residents, fellows, emeritus
  • Morning Session – $50 Gundersen and affiliate psychologists, therapists, social workers and other providers
  • Morning Session – $100 Non-Gundersen psychologists, therapists, social workers and other providers or community members


This is the morning session of Behavioral Health Conference. You must register for both sessions if you want to attend the entire day.

Register for the afternoon session

Conference Information

Monday, October 15, 2018
Morning session: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Afternoon session: 1-3 p.m.
Rasmus Center
Gundersen Health System
La Crosse, Wis.

Intended Audience: Psychologists, therapists, social workers and other behavioral health professionals. Intermediate to advanced level of instruction is appropriate for each session.

Accreditation: Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center Inc., provider #1089, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/14/2015 – 11/14/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Certificates: Certificates will be emailed to attendees within four weeks of completion of the on-line evaluation.

Agenda – Monday, October 15, 2018

  • 7:30-8 a.m. Registration
  • 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Session 1 – The Biological Basis of Boundaries and Ethical Behavior
  • 12-1 p.m. Lunch on your own

Session 1 – The Biological Basis of Boundaries and Ethical Behavior. This workshop will address the biological roots of human morality and leave participant with a deeper understanding of how to think about, as well as how to manage, ethics in their work and in the lives of their clients.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify three systems of ethical decision making: deontology, utilitarianism, and principlism.
  • Recognize the unconscious, yet persuasive nature of making moral choices.
  • List the five components of the inborn moral mind.
  • Describe how individuals disengage from their ethical standards.

This session is approved for 4 CE/clock hours through your choice of APA or ASWB sponsorship. You must attend the full four-hour session and complete the evaluation to receive credit. Partial credit is not available for this conference.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be requested via email or phone prior to October 8, 2018. A refund minus a $25 administration fee will be issued. No refunds will be made after October 8, 2018.

If the 2018 Behavioral Medicine Conference is postponed or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund of registration fees will be provided. Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. will not be responsible for any related travel costs to the conference.

ADA: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability requiring special accommodations, please email or call (608) 775-2281.

Contact Information: If you have questions, need additional information or have special dietary needs, please email or call (608) 775-2281.

2018 Behavioral Medicine Fall Conference: The planning committee has no affiliation/financial relationships to disclose.


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Schedule & Location


Date Time Location
1. Mon, October 15 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM La Crosse Campus

Location Details

  • La Crosse Campus
    1900 South Avenue
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    Main: 608-782-7300

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