Ethical Competence for Clinicians: Best Practices and Guiding Principles for Effective Treatment

Sharon J. Lawrence, LCSW-C, ACSW, CFSW, CAMS-II, BC-TMH, is a licensed clinical social worker in the states of Maryland, Virginia and Florida.  She currently specializes in providing therapy to therapists, professionals and couples.  Mrs. Lawrence is also a Certified Anger Management Specialist – Level II, a Board Certified Telemental Health Provider, and Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator Trainer.  Mrs. Lawrence is an adjunct professor at Bowie State University and Prince George’s Community College in Maryland where she teaches ethics, sociology, and race, class and gender.  She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and is a Board Approved Clinical Social Work Supervisor with the State of Maryland.

With 20 years of experience in the field of social work and human services, Mrs. Lawrence has an extensive knowledge of the child welfare, court system and mental health areas.  She has developed trainings and curriculum that has been presented nationally.  Mrs. Lawrence provides clinical consultation and hosts a quarterly networking event for clinicians within the DC metropolitan area.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sharon Lawrence is the owner of SJL Professional Services, Inc. She has employment relationships with Bowie State University, Prince George's Community College, and Selah Wellness & Therapeutic Services, LLC. Sharon Lawrence receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Sharon Lawrence is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.