Ethics for Addiction Professionals
Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100885
About the Course:
Newly revised, this trailblazing book provides a comprehensive view of the ethical issues that cut across the addiction field, from Emplyee Assistance Programs to treatment and aftercare. Asking probing questions that illuminate today’s complex ethical landscape, authors Bissell and Royce explore how standard guidelines for professional conduct benefit counselors and clients alike.
2nd edition © 1994
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addictions professionals, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about ethical practice in the addictions field. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the evolution of the addiction field into a professional discipline.
Discuss the special ethical issues raised by the addiction counselor in relapse.
Discuss the special ethical issues raised by membership of addiction counselor and patient in the same AA group.
Discuss the special ethical issues raised when courts, probation officers, etc. ask AA groups to undertake reporting or monitoring functions.
Describe elements common to most professional codes of ethics.
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