Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide / Edition 2

Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide / Edition 2

by Kenneth S. Pope, Melba J. T. Vasquez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787943061

ISBN-13: 9780787943066

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Wiley

The ethics book no psychology student or professional should be without

Thoroughly updated and expanded to include recent research findings, landmark legal decisions, the Hoffman Investigation Report, and changes in the ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association, the new 5th edition of Ethics

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Overview

The ethics book no psychology student or professional should be without

Thoroughly updated and expanded to include recent research findings, landmark legal decisions, the Hoffman Investigation Report, and changes in the ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association, the new 5th edition of Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling covers the latest developments in ethical thinking, standards, and practice. You'll learn how to strengthen your ethical awareness, judgement, and decision-making.

Distinguished Emeritus Professor Don Meichenbaum described the 5th edition as 'a MUST READ book  for both beginning and seasoned clinicians' and Professor David H. Barlow wrote, 'A stunningly good book. . . . If there is only one book you buy on ethics, this is the one.'

  • Covers the many changes and challenges brought about by new technology, EHRs, videoconferencing, and texting, as well as practicing across state and provincial borders
  • Discusses moral distress and moral courage
  • Includes 5 chapters on different aspects of critical thinking about ethical challenges, including a chapter on 'Ethics Placebos, Cons, and Creative Cheating: A User's Guide'
  • Deals with complex issue of culture, race, religion, sexual identity, sexual orientation, and politics
  • Provides steps to strengthen ethics in organizations
  • Offers guidance on responding to ethics, licensing, and malpractice complaints—not to imply that you'll need to after reading this book!
  • Keeps the focus on practical, creative approaches to the responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities encountered by therapists and counselors in their work

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787943066
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Health and Psychology Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Helping Without Hurting: Enhancing Ethical Awareness1
2Ethical and Legal Codes and Complaints: Historical, Actuarial, and Empirical Foundations19
3Trust, Power, and Caring40
4Common Misperceptions That Interfere with Ethical Practice49
5The Human Therapist59
6Asking Questions: A Case Study in Questioning Claims from the Recovered Memory Controversy69
7Beginnings and Endings, Absences and Accessibility109
8Informed Consent and Informed Refusal126
9Assessment, Testing, and Diagnosis143
10Sexual Relationships with Clients160
11Nonsexual Multiple Relationships190
12Cultural, Contextual, and Individual Differences210
13Maintaining and Waiving Confidentiality223
14Responding to Suicidal Risk244
15The Supervisory Relationship262
App. AEthical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct275
App. BPatients' Mental Health Rights315
App. CEthical Guidelines for Professional Care in a Managed Care Environment320
App. DSample Informed Consent Form325
References331
About the Authors361
Name Index365
Subject Index373

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