10 hrs | $85.00
Certification Areas and Continuing Education: 10 Hours Total
This course is based on a collection of essays written by various experts in the field of addiction treatment. These essays on various topics in ethics were compiled and edited by Cynthia M.A. Geppert, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. and Laura Weiss Roberts, M.D., M.A. and entitled “The Book of Ethics, Expert Guidance for Professionals Who Treat Addiction”.
This course systematically finds the best solutions in ethical areas where there often seem to be no right answers.
Topics include the therapeutic relationship, harm reduction, co-occurring disorders, cultural and spiritual dimensions of treatment, as well as women, children and adolescents in treatment.
Geppert and Roberts (2008). The Book of Ethics, Expert Guidance for Professionals Who Treat Addiction. Center City, MN: Hazelden Foundation.
Student will develop an overall understanding of core ethical responsibilities as well as take a more in depth look at specific areas of concern and desired outcomes.
- Understand the ethical foundations for addiction clinicians.
- Establish ethical guidelines for the therapeutic relationship.
- Consider both sides of controversial treatment methods and ethical dilemmas.
- Review cultural, spiritual, gender and age related considerations in addiction treatment.