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Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals

About the Course:

Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals describes how ethical decision-making is required in many of the difficult situations faced by addiction professionals. The author describes how to integrate critical thinking with ethical decision-making. This is a guide NOT on “what to do” when confronted with difficult ethical dilemmas, but on how to think about what to do.

The author presents common ethical dilemmas that addiction professionals face in their daily work—such as boundary issues, confidentiality, dual relationships, and more—and asks readers to consider their own responses to these dilemmas. The book then shows readers how to apply new models of ethical thinking to practice.

This course is based on the book, Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals created by Michael J. Taleff, PhD., CSAC, MAC in 2010.

Journal/Publisher:

Springer

Publication Date:

2010

Course Material Author

Michael J. Taleff, PhD., CSAC, MAC
Dr. Michael Taleff has worked in the alcohol and other drug field for over thirty-five years and teaches substance abuse courses at Leeward Community College in Hawaii. He has published over 100 articles and several books addressing various aspects of addiction.

Michael J. Taleff, PhD., CSAC, MAC authored the material only, and was 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.

Course Creator

Pamela Ramsey

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about advanced ethical practices. It is appropriate for advanced levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the foundational, thinking way to approach addiction ethics.
  2. Identify the emotional aspect of ethical thinking.
  3. Explain the ethical theories and applications
  4. Acknowledge how the mind dulls good ethical decision making.
  5. List the ethical fallacies.

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Course Number 101719
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