Total CE Credit Hours: 1.75
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103033
About the Course:
Most studies of clinical ethics are based on scenarios, not direct reporting of how clinicians and clinical teams actually cope with ethical challenges. In this study, the authors use focus group discussions with clinical teams to describe how mental health care professionals deal with ethical challenges in clinical settings, with a focus on coercion. The authors highlight opportunities to support ethical practices and constructive team process, with potential benefits for both patients and staff.
This course is based on the article, Dealing with Ethical Challenges in Mental Health: a Focus Group Study created by Bert Molewijk, Marit Helene Hem, PhD, and Reidar Pedersen, MD in 2021.
Publication Date:BMC Med Ethics. 2015; 16: 4. January, 2015
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.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the unique contributions of studying how ethical decision-making occurs in an actual clinical setting, compared to simulated ethics decision-making situations.
- Cite examples of challenges to effective ethical team decision-making provided by study participants.
- Describe the interplay of team communication and interaction as these impact ethical decision-making in a clinical setting.
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