Although many health care providers working in the treatment field are themselves in recovery‚ all have internalized cultural biases and personal prejudices regarding addiction that require self-awareness‚ frequent consultation‚ and monitoring of therapeutic boundaries for the well-being of both patient and professional.
In The Book of Ethics: Expert Guidance for Professionals Who Treat Addiction‚ renowned psychiatric ethicist Laura Roberts and religious medical ethicist Cynthia Geppert have worked together to offer students‚ faculty‚ and professionals from various disciplines a groundbreaking guide to contemporary ethical issues in the field of chemical dependency treatment. In this accessible‚ reader-friendly handbook‚ Roberts and Geppert tackle such central issues as the therapeutic relationship‚ confidentiality‚ abuse‚ gender- and age-specific concerns‚ and HIPAA compliance- setting the standard for contemporary ethical practices.
- Publication Date:
- 03 / 11 / 2008
- 136 x 212mm