Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional: Cultural and Philosophical Foundations / Edition 1

Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional: Cultural and Philosophical Foundations / Edition 1

by Rita Sommers-Flanagan, John Sommers-Flanagan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471738107

ISBN-13: 9780471738107

Pub. Date: 12/11/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional takes mental health professionals on a wide-ranging tour of ethics—covering both the theoretical as well as practical aspects of providing sound, ethical care. A unique and comprehensive resource, this book challenges students and professionals to consider both the process and the content of making ethical

Overview

Becoming an Ethical Helping Professional takes mental health professionals on a wide-ranging tour of ethics—covering both the theoretical as well as practical aspects of providing sound, ethical care. A unique and comprehensive resource, this book challenges students and professionals to consider both the process and the content of making ethical choices as a helping professional.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471738107
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/11/2006
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

About the Contributors.

Preface.

Section One: The Foundation.

One. Counseling Ethics and the Big Picture.

Two. Philosophical and Culture: Roots and Prisms.

Three. Ethics Codes, Codes of Conduct, Employer Policies, and the Law.

Four. Professional Identity Development: Values and Definitions.

Section Two: The Day to Day Challenges Common to All.

Five. The Helping Relationship: From Beginning to End.

Six. Confidentiality and Trust.

Seven. Boundaries, Roles, and Limits.

Eight. Assessment, Evaluation, Testing: Peering Through the Right Lenses.

Nine. Competence, Accountability, and Research: How We Know What We Should Know.

Section Three: Specific Specialties and Professional Identities.

Ten. Counseling in the Schools, (By John Sommers-Flanagan, Nancy Bodenhorn, and Rita Sommers-Flanagan).

Eleven. Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling, and Career Counseling.

Twelve. More Specialties: Families, Couples, Rehabilitation, Addictions, Pastoral.

Thirteen. Teaching, Mentoring, Supervision.

Epilogue.

References.

Appendix A: Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

About the DVD.

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