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Doing the Right Thing: An Approach to Moral Issues in Mental Health Treatment

Author: John R. Peteet

Book Required Duration: 4 hours
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Course Summary

Doing the Right Thing: An Approach to Moral Issues in Mental Health Treatment uses the concept of moral functioning to present a practical ethical guide for mental health practitioners. Issues covered involve evaluating the client's ability to function morally and how to help clients address moral challenges.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  1. Beyond Neutrality: Moral Functioning as a Basis for Therapeutic Influence
  2. Shaping the Direction of Treatment
  3. Caring for Patients
  4. Moral Dilemmas
  5. Unfair Pain
  6. Guilt, Shame, and Moral Failure
  7. Moral Growth and Transformation
  8. From Fragmentation to Integration

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the issues surrounding Identifying moral problems.
  • Describe moral dilemmas faced by clinicians.
  • Explain treating unfair pain.
  • Describe treatment of guilt, shame, and moral failure.

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