This course material will equip clinicians to have a basic understanding of core ethical principles and standards related to the topics discussed and to ethical decision making generally, but cannot cover every possible circumstance.
When in doubt, we advise consultation with knowledgeable colleagues and/or professional association ethics committees.
Many scholars are now discovering in reputable medical literature multiple references to Nazi experiments, or republished works of former SS doctors.
These studies and references frequently bear no disclaimer as to how the data was obtained.
Federal Trade Commission Actions against Professional Associations States’ Interest Doctrine “In Your Face” Solicitation Testimonials Appeals to Fear Current Practices Acceptable and Unacceptable Elements in Advertising Citing One's Degrees Listing Affiliations Contents of Acceptable Advertisements From Yellow Pages to the Web Individual Web Pages Use of Social Media as Advertising Contents of Unacceptable Advertising Growth Groups and Educational Programs The Moral Hazards of Insurance Paramount Ethical Dilemmas Sicker and Quicker Becoming a Provider and Staying on the Panel: Between a Rock and a Hard Place Practical Considerations Key Ethical Problems in Dealing with Managed Care Organizations Ethical Challenges to Monitor When Dealing with Managed Care Entities Fraud Mostly gone are the days when mental health professionals sat in their private offices waiting for clients to show up, in person, for their weekly appointments.
To comply with the ethical standards of mental health professions, only a tasteful set of bare facts appeared in the yellow pages of the local phone directory.
Because of the sensitive nature of the problems for which individuals consult psychotherapists, disclosure of confidential communications made during counseling sessions may cause embarrassment or disgrace.
For this reason, the mere possibility of disclosure may impede development of the confidential relationship necessary for successful treatment." (Jaffe v Redmond, 1996) The changing nature of societal demands and information technologies have led many to express concerns about the traditional meaning of confidentiality in mental health practice and even whether true privacy exists any more.
Informed Consent for the Release of Records Client Access to Records Access by Family Members Court Access to Records Computer Records and Cyberconfidentiality Third-Party Access: Insurers and Managed Care The confidential relationship between mental health professionals and their clients has long stood as a cornerstone of the helping relationship.
There are no exact rules when it comes to dating, contrary to some modern-day books and articles.
But since misguided dating expectations can kill a date, it’s helpful to know your goal for each date.
Professional modern medicine has had little difficulty condemning the Nazi doctors as evil men.
But what is being said of the continued use of the Nazi doctors' medical research?