Ethical Reasoning for Mental Health Professionals
SAGE Publications Inc
Gary George Ford
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2006
This core textbook not only provides ethical and legal issues, along with representative case studies, it also-and more importantly-helps students to develop their own framework for ethical reasoning. The author surveys various methods of ethical reasoning and then helps students to apply ethical principles to novel professional circumstances. Features & Benefits: - Survey of major principles and methods of ethical reasoning; - Innovative framework to support individual ethical reasoning and decision making; - A comprehensive presentation of ethical issues pertaining to therapy, assessment, industrial/organizational work, teaching, and research; - A cutting edge chapter on ethics and the use of technology in clinical practice; - Numerous case situations to exemplify ethical dilemmas and ethical responses; - Inclusion of ethical codes pertaining to both counseling and psychotherapy.