Doing the Right Thing: An Approach to Moral Issues in Mental Health Treatment
Total CE Credit Hours: 6
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/10099
About the Course:
“Doing the Right Thing… offers a framework both for making moral decisions concerning the treatment of patients and for helping patients deal with their own moral concerns.” Written for clinicians and mental health professionals. Practical information drawing on current thinking from many disciplines, using numerous case examples.
2004 1st Edition
John R. Peteet, M.D.
About the Author:
Dr. Peteet is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard University Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about moral concerns in mental health treatment. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
to be able to better assess patients’ moral functioning ability
to learn when to set neutrality aside and take a therapeutic stance
to be able to help patients reason through moral dilemmas
to be able to help clients guide themselves to an integrated set of moral standards
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