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Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues : The Essential Guide for Mental Health Professionals.

By: Sperry, Len.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2007Description: 1 online resource (291 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780203943632.Subject(s): Forensic psychiatry -- Dictionaries | Forensic psychiatry | Psychiatric ethics -- Dictionaries | Psychiatric ethicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues : The Essential Guide for Mental Health ProfessionalsDDC classification: 174.2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
DICTIONARY OF ETHICAL AND LEGAL TERMS AND ISSUES THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: Dictionary of Ethical and Legal terms -- Part II: Ethical Issues and Considerations -- Part III: Legal Issues and Considerations -- Appendix: Key Legal Cases and Legislation Impacting Mental Health Practice -- Index.
Summary: The professional practice of counseling and mental health can often be complex and litigious. While there are many professional ethics textbooks, there are few, if any, supporting resources to assist in mastering basic terminology, or to offer easy access to important legal opinions in everyday practice. The Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues is an invaluable resource for students and practitioners alike who need to navigate that complexity. The book blends ethical, legal, and professional issues along with a dictionary for the mental health professional in one handy volume. An essential resource in any professional library, this book will be of interest to anyone who needs a ready guide to the myriad ethical and legal terms and issues encountered in both training and practice.
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DICTIONARY OF ETHICAL AND LEGAL TERMS AND ISSUES THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: Dictionary of Ethical and Legal terms -- Part II: Ethical Issues and Considerations -- Part III: Legal Issues and Considerations -- Appendix: Key Legal Cases and Legislation Impacting Mental Health Practice -- Index.

The professional practice of counseling and mental health can often be complex and litigious. While there are many professional ethics textbooks, there are few, if any, supporting resources to assist in mastering basic terminology, or to offer easy access to important legal opinions in everyday practice. The Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues is an invaluable resource for students and practitioners alike who need to navigate that complexity. The book blends ethical, legal, and professional issues along with a dictionary for the mental health professional in one handy volume. An essential resource in any professional library, this book will be of interest to anyone who needs a ready guide to the myriad ethical and legal terms and issues encountered in both training and practice.

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<p>Len Sperry, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program in Counseling at Florida Atlantic University and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is board certified in both psychiatry and clinical psychology, is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and has published more than 400 articles and chapters and some 50 professional books.</p>

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