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Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide

 
 
 
 
Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide
Author: Kenneth S. Pope - Melba J. T. Vasquez
ISBN 13: 9780470633076
ISBN 10: 470633077
Edition: 4
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2010-11-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 500
List Price: $58.00
 
 

Written for mental health professionals, Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling provides comprehensive guidance in areas in which ethical dilemmas occur. It offers insights into confronting and honoring the ethical responsibilities inherent in the day-to-day work of mental health practitioners. "An excellent blAnd of case law, research evidence, down-to-earth principles, and practical examples from two authors with outstanding expertise. Promotes valuable understanding through case illustrations, self-directed exercises, and thoughtful discussion of such issues as cultural diversity."—Dick Suinn, president-elect 1998, American Psychological Association "The second edition of this unique volume provides invaluable ethical guidance for psychologists engaged in professional practice. The scenarios and accompanying questions will prove especially helpful to those who offer courses and workshops concerned with ethics in psychology." —Charles D. Spielberger, former president, American Psychological Association; distinguished research professor of psychology, University of South Florida "Pope and Vasquez have taken an excellent text to the next level. This book is outstanding in its comprehensiveness and its currency. Its accessible style makes it useful for students as well as experienced professionals and a must for ethics courses." —Beverly Greene, professor of psychology, St. John's University"A wonderful, helpful guide to the complexities of modern-day ethics. As hard as it is to imagine, this revision of their landmark text is even more timely, insightful, and important." —Patrick DeLeon, past-recording secretary, American Psychological Association"A wise and useful book that should be in every practitioner's library and be required in all clinical and counseling training programs."—David Mills, former director, APA Ethics Office"A splAndid book. . . . This is essential reading for all those in psychotherapy and related fields." —Clifford

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Provides guidance in areas in which ethical dilemmas occur and offers insights into confronting and honoring the ethical responsibilities inherent in the work of mental health practitioners. Explores issues of informed consent, sexual and nonsexual relationships with clients, cultural difference, and confidentiality. Includes appendices of codes of conduct and ethical principles for psychologists, and guidelines for ethical counseling in a managed care environment. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.