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.

The Book of Ethics

Author: Laura Weiss Roberts
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 1592854923
Release Date: 2008-06-25
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.

Addiction Intervention

Author: Bruce Carruth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317826675
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Psychology

Addiction Intervention: Strategies to Motivate Treatment-Seeking Behavior shows you how to use the tools of intervention--the words, the steps, and the strategies--to be a change agent in the lives of individuals with alcohol and drug addictions. It is full of effective strategies and case studies coming from widely respected specialists across several disciplines. You'll learn how you can get people to seek help for their chemical dependence, resolving the cause of their problems rather than temporarily fixing the symptoms or side effects of their addictions. Whether you're an alcohol and drug educator, intervention trainer, physician, nurse, social worker, employer, lawyer, judge, or counselor, Addiction Intervention will help you find ways to confront chemically dependent people and motivate them to change their lives. You will find the tools of intervention easier to wield than you might otherwise think as you read about: how physicians can assess symptoms using various diagnostic tools, initiate conversation with a patient, and overcome resistance to referral how clinical therapists can develop response-specific intervention strategies that are appropriate to clients’behavior pathology conducting effective performance-related workplace interventions the development and design of impaired professional committees alternative models for peer and administrative interventions the methodologies of student assistance programs and teams brief, structured therapy for the family of an addicted person recent changes in the criminal justice system that have encouraged judges to refer individuals to treatment the One-Stop Re-Employment Social Services Center Addiction Intervention brings within your reach results-oriented intervention. Don't continue to offer band-aid solutions or skirt around the real problem of addiction. This book will help you help people get their lives back on track permanently.

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.

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.

The Academic Medicine Handbook

Author: Laura Weiss Roberts
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461456933
Release Date: 2013-04-04
Genre: Medical

Attaining professional success and finding personal happiness in academic medicine is not an easy path, yet both are critical if the future is to be brighter through better science, better clinical care, better training, better responsiveness to communities, and better stewardship and leadership in the health professions. This concise, easy to read title consists of “mini” chapters intended as a resource to assist early- and middle-career physicians, clinicians, and scientists in understanding the unique mission of academic medicine and building creative, effective, and inspiring careers in academic health organizations. Organized in eight sections, the Guide covers such areas as finding your path in academic medicine, getting established at an institution, approaching work with colleagues, writing and reviewing manuscripts, conducting empirical research, developing administrative skills, advancing your academic career, and balancing your professional and personal life. Each chapter includes pointers and valuable career and “best practices” strategies in relation to the topic area. An exciting addition to the professional development literature, Achievement and Fulfillment in Academic Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking to achieve a fulfilling career in academic medicine.

Chemical Dependency Counseling

Author: Robert R. Perkinson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506307367
Release Date: 2016-08-30
Genre: Psychology

The best-selling Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide provides counselors and front-line mental health professionals with the information and skills they need to use evidence-based treatments, including motivational enhancement, cognitive behavioral therapy, skills training, medication, and 12-step facilitation. Guiding the counselor step by step through treatment, author Robert R. Perkinson presents state-of-the-art tools, forms, and tests necessary for client success while meeting the highest standards demanded by accrediting bodies. The Fifth Edition of this landmark text has been updated to include coverage of current topics of concern for counselors, including full compliance with DSM-5, new coverage of steps 6 – 12 in 12-step facilitation, discussions on synthetic and designer drugs, new psychotherapeutic medications, new survey data on patterns of use and abuse, a list of online recovery support groups for clients, and a new section on Recommendations for a Successful First Year in Recovery.

Substance Abuse Prevention

Author: Julie A. Hogan
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0205341624
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Education

This text teaches students about the science-based components of substance abuse prevention practice. This cutting-edge book responds to the growing need for a textbook that addresses the rapid development of the substance abuse prevention profession. Finally, professors have a text that supports the content of their prevention courses! Substance Abuse Prevention presents the most current knowledge in the field, analyzing what does and doesn't work in the implementation of prevention programs. The text also prepares students for the successful completion of the ICRC examination.

Out of the Doghouse

Author: Robert Weiss
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 9780757319228
Release Date: 2017-01-03
Genre: Family & Relationships

Typically, men are good at creating rifts in relationships but terrible at mending them, especially after they've repeatedly betrayed their partner through sexual infidelity. For the most part, cheating men are both intimacy-challenged and empathy-challenged, and, as such, they lack the skills needed to overcome the damage wrought by their infidelity. Robert Weiss has spent over twenty years in the treatment of sex and intimacy issues, helping both cheating men and their betrayed spouses. In Out of the Doghouse he shares his expertise, illuminating the ways in which men can move beyond their usual feeble efforts to smooth things over. Sure, saying "I'm sorry" and trying to "buy forgiveness" with flowers and jewelry may temporarily calm the stormy seas, but these actions do nothing to re-establish trust, which is what a distraught woman needs if she hopes to feel better about her relationship over the long-term. The simple truth is men and women are very different when it comes to relationships. While men are able to compartmentalize things like sexual infidelity, women typically view cheating as an affront to their entire relationship. They think: "If he is lying to me about sex, he's probably lying to me about everything." For betrayed women, trust just flat-out disintegrates. And without proper guidance, men have little hope of restoring it. Weiss provides exactly the needed guidance in Out of the Doghouse, helping men move past the usual roadblocks in ways that will not only save a damaged relationship, but make it better than ever.

Brainwashed

Author: Sally Satel
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465018772
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Genre: Science

Demonstrates how the explanatory power of brain scans in particular and neuroscience more generally has been overestimated, arguing that the overzealous application of brain science has undermined notions of free will and responsibility.

Legal and Ethical Issues for Addiction Professionals

Author: David Washington
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 1592857167
Release Date: 2008-07-03
Genre: Alcoholism

Coauthored by a federal administrative law judge and by a professor in the ethics and counseling fields, this concise guide is tailored to the professionals whose jobs depend on knowing laws and ethical standards as they pertain to addiction counseling. Presented in a direct, thorough question and answer format, ""Legal and Ethical Issues"" uncovers the complexities of client confidentiality, describes the nuances of informed consent, and lays out classical legal cases that define a counselors role in commonly encountered scenarios: what to do when a clinician has identified a patient who is likely to harm someone; the importance of not releasing a dangerous client from treatment; and, when the duty to warn extends not only to a potential victim but also to others who are close to the victim. The authors emphasize how ethical decision-making depends on the counelor's multicultural competency, as well as his or her integrity regarding boundary protocols in the professional-client relationship. This guide helps sustain professional efforts to provide the best outcomes for a patient. It is part of the ""Hazelden Essentials for Professionals"".