Critical Incidents: Ethical Issues in the Prevention and Treatment of Addiction (Second Edition)
Authors: William L. White and Renee M. Popovits
Critical Incidents has become a standard text in many addiction studies programs and has received high praise from administrators and front line service providers. This new edition of Critical Incidents makes the subject of ethics come alive with more than 200 riveting ethical case studies drawn from the authors’ clinical and consulting experiences. Both veterans and newcomers to the arenas of prevention and treatment will find new insights to raise their level of ethical sensitivity and ethical decision-making.
This edition of Critical Incidents also includes discussions by attorney Renee Popovits of some of the most important legal issues that arise in the provision of prevention and treatment services. Case studies included in the second edition of Critical Incidents address such topics as:
- Dual Relationships/Boundaries
- Abuses of Power
- Personal Conduct and Use of Alcohol and Drugs
- Sexual Exploitation of Clients
- Assisted Suicides
- Exploitation of Clients in Marketing
- Ethical Issues Involving HIV/AIDS
- Inadvertent Breaches of Confidentiality
- Personal Appearance of Staff
- Physical Touching
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