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The Virtuous Therapist: Ethical Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy

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About the Course:

Cohen and Cohen provide an alternative approach to the development of sound ethical decision making and behavior as a psychotherapist. Unlike many writers who take a rule-based approach, the authors discuss the development of therapist characteristics which optimize ethical delivery of mental health services.

This course is based on the book, The Virtuous Therapist: Ethical Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy created by Elliot Cohen & Gale Cohen in 0.

Publication Date:

1999 Edition

Course Material Author

Elliot Cohen & Gale Cohen

Elliot and Gale Cohen both have training and clinical experience in philosophy and in counseling.

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about ethical decision making as a psychotherapist. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. to be able to describe specific virtues that are integral to ethical counseling and psychotherapy

  2. to be able to explain a therapist’s responsibilities in regard to specific issues (e.g. child abuse, HIV, duty to warn, etc.)

  3. to be able to explain how paternalistic interventions are contrary to development of client autonomy

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

11 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

11 credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

11 ce credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

11 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

11 credit hours

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Materials for Course The Virtuous Therapist: Ethical Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy (1999 Edition)

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