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Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals

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About the Course:

Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals describes how ethical decision-making is required in many of the difficult situations faced by addiction professionals. The author 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.

Journal/Publisher:

Springer

Publication Date:

2010

Course Material Author

Michael J. Taleff, PhD., CSAC, MAC

Dr. Michael Taleff has worked in the alcohol and other drug field for over thirty-five years and teaches substance abuse courses at Leeward Community College in Hawaii. He has published over 100 articles and several books addressing various aspects of addiction.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about advanced ethical practices. It is appropriate for advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the foundational, thinking way to approach addiction ethics.

  2. Identify the emotional aspect of ethical thinking.

  3. Explain the ethical theories and applications

  4. Acknowledge how the mind dulls good ethical decision making.

  5. List the ethical fallacies.

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 192243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals

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Course Number 101719
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