The Book of Ethics

Author: Laura Weiss Roberts
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781592857890
Release Date: 2009-06-03
Genre: Education

The definitive book on ethics for chemical dependency treatment professionals. The treatment of addiction as a biological, psychological, social, and spiritual disease requires a high standard of ethical knowledge and professional skill. This groundbreaking, reader-friendly guide to contemporary ethical issues informs and challenges health care professionals, students, and faculty with a thorough and compassionate examination of the dilemmas faced when providing care for individuals suffering from substance use problems or addiction.Renowned psychiatric ethicists Cynthia Geppert and Laura Weiss Roberts tackle issues of autonomy, respect for persons, confidentiality, truth telling and non-maleficence--setting the standard for contemporary ethical practices. These challenges are illuminated with real-world case examples that show potential effects on diverse patient populations.

Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals

Author: Michael J. Taleff, PhD, CSAC, MAC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826124593
Release Date: 2009-11-13
Genre: Psychology

"The aspects of the book related to the philosophy of science and cognitive science (inductive and deductive reasoning, biases, and heuristics) are distilled in reasonable and useful ways. I recommend this book to those addiction professionals who want to create their own framework for ethical decision making." --PsycCRITIQUES Ethical decision-making is required in many of the difficult situations faced by addiction professionals. In this guide, Michael Taleff 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. Key features: Presents an ethical self-exam to encourage critical thinking about one's own decision-making method Introduces a variety of models such as the social contract theory, existentialist theory, and ethical egoism Discusses how biases, emotional reactions, and fallacies can weaken ethical decision-making Presents an introductory "Ethics Judgment Kit," a simple, practical decision-making procedure for students This book demonstrates how critical thinking skills can impact and improve the process of ethical decision-making.

Ethics for Addiction Professionals

Author: Jennifer D. Berton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118415405
Release Date: 2013-12-03
Genre: Psychology

Guidance for addiction counselors in understanding and applying ethical standards Filled with proven strategies to help you examine your current practice for ethical snags and refresh your ethical thinking, Ethics for Addiction Professionals leads you in examining, building, and rebuilding aspects of your ethical practice with the goal of helping you become the strongest clinician possible—ethically speaking.Up-to-date and comprehensive, this practical guide examines real-life examples of ethical issues in clinical practice and illustrates potential pitfalls and the actions needed when faced with dilemmas. Helping addiction counselors learn how to deal with and apply ethical standards, Ethics for Addiction Professionals explores the gray area of common dilemmas and provides guidelines on how to determine the best course of action when the best course is unclear. Covers basic principles that affect current ethical concerns and dilemmas Includes illustrative real-world case studies Features well-defined professional codes of ethics Treats ethics as a set of guidelines designed to protect the client, the clinician, and the profession as a whole

Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals

Author: Michael J. Taleff, PhD, CSAC, MAC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826124593
Release Date: 2009-11-13
Genre: Psychology

"The aspects of the book related to the philosophy of science and cognitive science (inductive and deductive reasoning, biases, and heuristics) are distilled in reasonable and useful ways. I recommend this book to those addiction professionals who want to create their own framework for ethical decision making." --PsycCRITIQUES Ethical decision-making is required in many of the difficult situations faced by addiction professionals. In this guide, Michael Taleff 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. Key features: Presents an ethical self-exam to encourage critical thinking about one's own decision-making method Introduces a variety of models such as the social contract theory, existentialist theory, and ethical egoism Discusses how biases, emotional reactions, and fallacies can weaken ethical decision-making Presents an introductory "Ethics Judgment Kit," a simple, practical decision-making procedure for students This book demonstrates how critical thinking skills can impact and improve the process of ethical decision-making.

Clinical Handbook of Adolescent Addiction

Author: Richard Rosner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118340875
Release Date: 2012-11-19
Genre: Medical

Edited by members of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, this is a practical guide to the management of an adolescent drug use and addiction. It provides the knowledge and tools for successful prevention and intervention efforts in adolescents. The handbook is organized in a user-friendly format so that readers can easily locate the information that is required.

Chemical Dependency Counseling

Author: Robert R. Perkinson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506326399
Release Date: 2011-06-17
Genre: Psychology

Chemical Dependency Counseling is a best-selling comprehensive guide for counselors and front-line professionals who work with the chemically dependent and addicted in a variety of treatment settings. The text shows the counselor how to use the best evidence-based treatments available, including motivational enhancement, cognitive behavioral therapy, skills training, medication and 12 step facilitation. Guiding the counselor step-by-step through treatment, this volume presents state-of-the-art tools, and forms and tests necessary to deliver outstanding treatment and to meet the highest standards demanded by accrediting bodies.

Alcohol Use Disorders

Author: Stephen A. Maisto
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
ISBN: 9780889373174
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Psychology

Alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence are widespread, and the individual and societal problems associated with these disorders have made the study and treatment of alcohol use disorders a clinical research priority. Research over the past several decades has led to the development of excellent empirically supported treatment methods. This book aims to increase clinicians' access to empirically supported interventions for alcohol use disorders, with the hope that these methods will become the standard in clinical pracitce.

Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling

Author: Geri Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118721698
Release Date: 2014-09-08
Genre: Psychology

FULLY REVISED, COMPREHENSIVE, AND PRACTICAL Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, Fourth Edition introduces counselors, social workers, and students to the field of addiction counseling and helps them acquire the knowledge and develop the skills needed to counsel individuals who are caught in the destructive cycle of addiction. Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction-counseling field, Geri Miller provides an engaging, balanced overview of the major theoretical foundations and clinical best practices in the field. Fully updated, the Fourth Edition offers a positive, practice-oriented counseling framework and features: A research-based, clinical application approach to addiction counseling that practitioners can turn to for fundamental, practical, clinical guidelines Revised chapters that reflect important changes in research and practice, including new DSMTM-5 criteria, new assessment instruments, and new and expanded treatments Case studies, interactive exercises, end-of-chapter questions, and other resources that facilitate the integration of knowledge into practice “Personal Reflections” sections at the beginning of each chapter provide an invaluable, unique perspective on the author’s evolving views of addiction counseling Updated and expanded online Instructor’s Manual that includes brief video clips, PowerPoint® slides, test bank questions for each chapter, and sample syllabi From assessment and diagnosis of addiction to preparing for certification and licensure as an addiction professional, this comprehensive book covers all of the essentials.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Mental Health

Author: Chris Lloyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444319744
Release Date: 2010-01-28
Genre: Medical

Vocational Rehabilitation and Mental Health is a practical guide for all members of the healthcare team to implementing effective services leading to sustained career development among people with mental illness. It examines the barriers to employment such as stigma, discrimination and fluctuating health and discusses the evidence underpinning the provision of effective employment services. The book goes on to examine some of the challenges with implementing evidence-based practice and discusses ways to overcome these challenges.

Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders

Author: Kim T. Mueser
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462524143
Release Date: 2015-05-18
Genre: Psychology

This comprehensive clinical handbook provides virtually everything needed to plan, deliver, and evaluate effective treatment for persons with substance abuse problems and persistent mental illness. From authors at the forefront of the dual disorders field, the book is grounded in decades of influential research. Presented are clear guidelines for developing integrated treatment programs, performing state-of-the-art assessments, and implementing a wide range of individual, group, and family interventions. Also addressed are residential and other housing services, involuntary interventions, vocational rehabilitation, and psychopharmacology for dual disorders. Throughout, the emphasis is on workable ways to combine psychiatric and substance abuse services into a cohesive, unitary system of care. Designed in a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding for ease of photocopying, the volume contains all needed assessment forms, treatment planning materials, and client handouts, most with permission to reproduce.

Ethics professional development for addiction counselors

Author: Marcus M. Mottley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1470149354
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Self-Help

In Ethics & Professional Development for Addiction Counselors, Dr. Marcus Mottley defines and clarifies a wide number of ethical issues and dilemmas involving conflicts of interest, boundary issues, confidentiality, professional behaviors and the core obligations, roles and responsibilities of addiction counselors. Addiction professionals who use this book will become highly aware of their own values, attitudes and behaviors and how these might impact their professional conduct and their relationships with clients. Counselors will also gain insights and get clarification on key topics such as documentation, self-disclosure, dual relationships, cultural competence and HIPAA guidelines. Ethics & Professional Development for Addiction Counselors is a concise manual that includes the twelve principles of ethics, eleven principles of professional development and key guidelines, issues and information that are part of the core knowledge requirements for the licensing, certification and re-certification of addiction counselors. Ethics & Professional Development is a precise, no fluff, get-right-to-the-point guide, reference and training manual for counselors, therapists, healthcare professionals and others interested in the field of addictions and the treatment of alcoholism and drug use.

Ethics in Counseling Psychotherapy

Author: Elizabeth Welfel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840028587
Release Date: 2012-01-23
Genre: Philosophy

Revised to reflect recent ethical, legal, and professional developments, Welfel’s ETHICS IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY prepares readers to deal effectively with the complex issues they will confront in practice. The book’s ten-step model of ethical decision making guides students and practitioners as they work through and analyze complicated ethics cases that demonstrate some of the most challenging dilemmas that they will face. This edition explores more fully how technology, including social networking, relates to ethical issues, and also discusses in more depth the ethical issues that may arise when counseling clients from different cultural backgrounds, clients with disabilities, and older adults. The text familiarizes readers with the field’s key scholarly writings and, by examining emerging ethical issues, enables students to advance beyond their basic awareness and knowledge of the professional codes of ethics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Problem and Pathological Gambling

Author: James P Whelan
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
ISBN: 9781613343128
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Psychology

Over the past 30 years there has been a dramatic increase in the availability of convenient and legal gambling opportunities. Accompanying this proliferation of gambling is a growing understanding that between 5% and 9% of adults experience significant to severe problems due to their gambling activities. These problems have become a real health concern, with substantial costs to individuals, families, and communities. The objective of this book is to provide the clinician – or graduate student – with essential information about problem and pathological gambling. After placing this behavioral addiction and its co-occurring difficulties in perspective, by describing its proliferation, the associated costs, and diagnostic criteria and definitions, the authors present detailed information on a strategy to assess and treat gambling problems in an outpatient setting.

Study Guide to DSM 5

Author: Edited by Laura Weiss Roberts M.D. M.A.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585624645
Release Date: 2014-12-04
Genre: Medical

The Study Guide to DSM-5® is an indispensable instructional supplement to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. The Study Guide is intended to assist readers in understanding diagnostic criteria and concepts from DSM-5®, as well as how to apply them. Learning objectives introduce each group of chapters to hone critical insights into diagnosis. Foundational concepts of diagnosis are amplified with case vignettes, discussion questions, and recommended reading to enrich knowledge and practice. The gem of this volume, diagnostic classes are made straightforward with overview narratives, summary discussions, and diagnostic pearls. In each diagnostic class, the reader will find in-depth sections for key diagnoses, including approach to the diagnosis, getting the history, tips for clarifying the diagnosis, case vignettes, and differential diagnosis. A self-assessment section for each diagnostic class includes a checklist of key concepts, discussion questions, case-based question sets, and short-answer questions and answers to help readers comprehend diagnoses as they naturally occur in multidimensional, clinically complex scenarios. Lastly, an overview of diagnostic questions that cover material across the Study Guide and DSM-5® provides additional testing of knowledge for the astute learner. The Study Guide to DSM-5® is written by recognized leaders in academic psychiatry who provide their expertise in helping the reader to understand how criteria, as words in a manual, come together in the real-life experience of patients. Experts across clinical areas and learners were engaged to help ensure attunement to learner concerns in the book's development. Teachers and students of psychiatry, psychology, social work, medical schools, and residency programs will benefit from this interesting and enormously instructive companion volume.