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The MAS calls have been a wonderful thing for me. Speaking with other
Please have this added to the curriculum of medical students, nurses, and other
This consistent and honest assessment of my actions and thought processes has
"This course with PBI was much more comprehensive than others offered by other

Teacher Ethics - Maintenance and Accountability Seminars

Teacher Ethics - Maintenance and Accountability Seminars
12 Hours

TE-MAS-12 is an advanced course, available to the graduates of the TE-16, TE-5, and TE-5A courses. Perfected from five years of weekly MAS sessions for healthcare professionals, and now adapted for teachers and administrators, the TE-MAS continues the learning process initiated in the prerequisite courses for risk assessment and protection plan application. Utilizing twelve weekly one-hour teleconferences, participants from across the United States work collectively to improve ethical decision-making and to enhance professional accountability.

Goal:    To prevent boundary / ethical violations from occurring in the education profession.

Teachers and school administrators will:
  • Improve boundary / ethical dilemma recognition and resolution.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply Stratified Protection Plans in school settings.
  • Learn to utilize peer processing to enhance professional accountability.
  • Learn to identify violation potentials in colleagues and to intervene when appropriate.
  • Help others to maintain their professional boundaries and moral compass.

Prerequisite:  Completion of one of the following: TE-16, TE-5, or TE-5A


$395.00 ( Credits)

Availability:  Year-round

Format:  Twelve one-hour, small group teleconferences

Faculty:  PBI faculty

Seminar 1 - Orientation to the M.A.S.S. system
Seminar 2 - Introduction, sharing issues, and identifying commonalities
Seminar 3 - Verbalization of the Boundary / Ethics Formula for teachers and classroom settings
Seminar 4 - Describing a protection plan for school, students, and self
Seminar 5 - Enhancing accountability through peer interaction
Seminar 6 - Dilemma recognition and resolution
Seminar 7 - Distinguishing hot-cold ethical processing, learning when to ask for help
Seminar 8 - Identifying violation potentials in others
Seminar 9 - Helping colleagues with high violation potentials
Seminar 10 - Mentoring appropriate boundaries for teachers and students
Seminar 11 - Assignment - refined protection plan
Seminar 12 - Course feedback and participantsÂ’ critique