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Ethical Issues (TIP 37, Ch. 8): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV/AIDS

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About the Course:

Ethics is an individual approach to moral issues, a philosophical framework from which to critcally evaluate the choices and actions people take to deal with various aspects of daily living. This chapter addresses ethical issues for treatment providers, basic ethical principals, ethical issues in working with HIV-infected substance abusers, and a step-by-step model for making ethical decisions. This course covers Chapter 8 only.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Ethical Issues (TIP 37, Ch. 8): Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With HIV/AIDS created by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 0.

Publication Date:

Reprinted 2006

Course Material Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about ethical issues for substance abusing clients with HIV/AIDS. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the ethical issues for treatment providers.

  2. Identify the ethical issues in working with HIV-infected substance abusers.

  3. Explain a step-by-step model for making ethical decisions.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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  • Reading-Based Online
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