Online Course » Ethical and Legal Issues in Substance Abuse Treatment

Course Description:
This course discusses five principles of ethical decision-making in mental health practice and provides a step-by-step model for resolving ethical dilemmas. The course also explores specific ethical and legal issues as they relate to substance abuse treatment and the treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS. Topics include duty to treat, duty to warn, dual relationships, confidentiality, and end-of-life issues.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, you should be able to:
  • Discuss ethical principles as they apply to mental health practice; and
  • Describe ethical and legal issues that arise in the delivery of substance abuse treatment.
Author Bio:
This material is adapted from Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 37: Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with HIV/AIDS. Consensus Panel Chair: Steven L. Batki, MD, and Consensus Panel Co-Chair: Peter A. Selwyn, MD, MPH.
Credits:
3.00
Hours:
3.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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