Ethics for Addiction Professionals

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"Providing up-to-date and comprehensive information, this practical guide uses clinical case examples and professional codes of ethics to help addiction counselors learn and apply ethical standards. Real-life examples of ethical dilemmas in clinical practice illustrate potential pitfalls and the actions needed when faced with a dilemma.Since most ethical decisions are not clear cut, the author explores the grey area of each dilemma and provides guidelines on how to determine the best course of action when the best course is unclear. This book emphasizes ethics as a set of guidelines aimed at protecting the client, the clinician, and the profession as a whole"--

Autorentext
Jennifer D. Berton, PhD, LCSW, CADC-II, is the founder and principal trainer of Clinical Trainings Institute, which provides national trainings on topics related to substance abuse and mental health. She is in private practice in West Hartford, Connecticut, where she provides counseling for adolescents, adults, and families. Dr. Berton also consults with and supervises professionals across the country. Previously the Chair of the Ethics Committee of the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, she currently maintains a blog on ethics, clinicalethicsblog.com, and provides consultation to ethics boards.

Klappentext
"This book addresses the key ethical issues by providing clear statements of principles as seen through the lens of clinical practice. It is organized around protecting the client, client information, the community, and uniquely, the counselor. What a concept: protecting even the counselor. Buy this book!" -David J. Powell, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale University, School of Medicine Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards Filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping you become the strongest clinician possible-ethically speaking. Take a look inside for coverage of: * Basic principles that affect current ethical concerns and dilemmas * Illustrative real-world case examples * Professional codes of ethics * Ethics as a set of guidelines aimed at protecting the client, the clinician, and the profession as a whole Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical guide examines real-life examples of ethical issues in clinical practice and illustrates potential pitfalls and the actions needed when faced with dilemmas. Helping addiction counselors learn how to deal with and apply ethical standards, Ethics for Addiction Professionals explores the gray area of common dilemmas and provides guidelines on how to determine the best course of action when the best course is unclear.

Zusammenfassung
Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards Filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping you become the strongest clinician possible--ethically speaking.Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical guide examines real-life examples of ethical issues in clinical practice and illustrates potential pitfalls and the actions needed when faced with dilemmas. Helping addiction counselors learn how to deal with and apply ethical standards, Ethics for Addiction Professionals explores the gray area of common dilemmas and provides guidelines on how to determine the best course of action when the best course is unclear. * Covers basic principles that affect current ethical concerns and dilemmas * Includes illustrative real-world case studies * Features well-defined professional codes of ethics * Treats ethics as a set of guidelines designed to protect the client, the clinician, and the profession as a whole

Inhalt
Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1 Introduction Part I: Protecting the Client Chapter 2 Key: Recognize your Strengths and Limitations Chapter 3 Principle: Client Welfare Chapter 4 Principle: Cultural Diversity Chapter 5 Principle: The Counseling Relationship Chapter 6 Pitfall: Conflicted Agendas Part II: Protecting the Clinical Information Chapter 7 Key: Respect the Tiers of Ethics Chapter 8 Principle: Proper Use of Written Clinical Material Chapter 9 Principle: Proper Use of Spoken Clinical Material Chapter 10 Pitfall: Confused Roles Part III Perspective: Are We a Profession? Part IV: Ethics that Protect the Counselor Chapter 11 Key: Seek Continuous Learning Chapter 12 Principle: Responsibility Chapter 13 Principle: Competency Chapter 14 Pitfall: Clinician Burnout Part V: Ethics that Protect the Community Chapter 15 Key: Make the Rule Chapter 16 Principle: Workplace Standards Chapter 17 Principle: Professional Rapport Chapter 18 Principle: Societal Obligations Chapter 19 Pitfall: Cutting Corners Conclusion Ethics Exam References

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Ethics for Addiction Professionals
Autor
EAN
9780470907191
ISBN
978-0-470-90719-1
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Genre
Psychologie
Anzahl Seiten
288
Gewicht
g
Größe
H250mm x B250mm x T150mm
Jahr
2014
Untertitel
Englisch
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