Total CE Credit Hours: 5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101672
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About the Course:
The Book of Ethics delivers expert, eminently useable guidance on ethical issues regarding therapeutic relationships; harm reduction; co-occurring disorders; cultural and spiritual considerations; forensics; chronic pain; and issues with women, children, and teens. Through topnotch planning, clear writing, integrated contributions, and attention to practical examples that illustrate the issues and ethical principles woven through the volume, the editors have made a major contribution to the addiction specialty.
This course is based on the book, The Book of Ethics: Expert Guidance for Professionals Who Treat Addiction created by Cynthia M.A. Geppert, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Laura Weiss Roberts, M.D., M.A., and Various Contributing Authors
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about ethics for professionals who treat addiction. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the ethical foundations and the therapeutic relationship in substance abuse treatment.
- Recall the ethics of harm reductions and the ethical issues in the treatment of persons with co-occurring disorders.
- Describe the cultural and spiritual dimensions of addiction treatment as well as the forensic issues in the treatment of addictions.
- Acknowledge the ethical issues in the treatment of women, children, and adolescents with substance abuse.
- Identify the ethical dilemmas in treating chronic pain in the context of addiction.
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