Total CE Credit Hours: 13
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/6155
About the Course:
Drs. Rave and Larsen present the Feminist Therapy Institute Code of Ethics (FTI Code), developed to give formal guidelines that are consistent with principles of feminist therapy, so far largely ignored by traditional ethics codes of professional mental health associations. Eighteen experts in the areas of women’s studies and feminist therapy contributed material to thirteen chapters. Topics include the feminist model for ethical decision making, the medical model, monetary issues, overlapping/dual relationships, violence against women, reproduction/health issues, care of the very young and the very old, and therapist self-care. Respondents discuss vignettes that describe complex ethical dilemmas and link them to specific guidelines from the FTI Code.
This course is based on the book, Ethical Decision Making in Therapy: Feminist Perspectives created by Elizabeth J. Rave, Ed.D. and Carolyn C. Larsen, Ph.D.
Publication Date:1995 1st Edition
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about ethical decision making in feminist therapy. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss ways in which the Feminist Therapy Institute Code of Ethics differs from the ethics code in your professional organization.
- State ways in which traditional models fail to meet the needs of women and minorities.
- Describe principles of feminist therapy.
- Tell how feminist ethics and traditional ethics might conflict in real-life therapy situations.
- Apply guidelines from the FTI Code to resolve complex ethical situations.
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