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Professional Boundaries in Action: Lessons from Practice

June 5 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT


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About This Webinar:

There is always a risk that boundaries and roles can become blurred and uncertain in the work of helping professionals.  The pressures of time and circumstance can create challenges. Practical lessons drawn from experience can help guide the way for appropriate and effective effort.  In this webinar, helping professionals with past and current military experience share insights and advice through case studies and exercises.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the Principles of Learning as a foundation for appreciating professional boundaries.
  • Identify ways to incorporate the Principles of Adult Learning into professional practice.
  • Identify ways the Principles of Adult Learning can support and guide professional boundaries.
  • Identify methods of reflection to enhance professional interactions and boundaries with others.


Jen Stewart, MSW
Deputy Branch Head, Family Care
Manager, Exceptional Family Member Program Headquarters Marine Corps

Jen Stewart graduated from the University of Hawaii with a Master of Social Work degree.  Her work has consistently focused on children and families, and the development and implementation of best practice services.  During her career, she has worked in a variety of settings providing clinical and case management services.  In 2009, she joined the Headquarters Marine Corps Exceptional Family Member Program and currently serves as the Deputy Branch Head for Family Care and the USMC EFMP Manager.


Patricia Smith
Program Manager
U.S. Navy Family Readiness Program

Patricia Smith is the Program Manager for the US Navy Family Readiness Program, providing guidance and oversight for the Exceptional Family Members (EFM) Program, Suitability Screening Program, and Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS).  With a degree in Speech Language Pathology from Loyola University in Baltimore, MD, Patricia has more than 25 years of experience working with children and families in the medical, educational, and homecare settings.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Click the button below for CE credit  or a certificate of completion. 
You will be prompted to complete an evaluation after which a link will be provided.

Continuing Education/ Certificate


  • The MFLN Military Caregiving concentration will apply for 1.0 continuing education (CE) credit from the University of Texas at Austin – Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, MI, NY, ND, OH, OK
  • This program has been submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide board certified case managers with 1.0 clock hours.
  • Certificates of completion are available for providers interested in documenting their training activities.
  • For a complete list of our Military Caregiving courses for CE credit go to: Military Families


Event Materials

Presentation Slides (PDF Version)

Webinar Flyer (PDF Version)

Understanding Professional Boundaries Pt. 1

One Reply to “Professional Boundaries in Action: Lessons from Practice”

  1. I recently completed the Professional Boundaries webinar and was going to apply for CEU credit. But i had to take a break during the survey to care for my family and now it will not let me in to complete it. Is there anyway i can get let back in to complete it?

    Thank you.

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