What Would You Do? An Ethical Case Workbook for Human Service Professionals

ISBN-10: 0534349382

ISBN-13: 9780534349387

Edition: 1999 (Workbook)

Authors: Patricia Kenyon

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Based on the National Organization of Human Service Workers (NOHSE) Ethical Code of Conduct, this detailed guide to ethical decision-making provokes thoughtful consideration of all sides of various ethical, real-life dilemmas. The book acquaints readers with a variety of ethical issues and stimulates reflection, discussion, and questions about these issues and standards. The author provides a wide variety of ethical dilemmas for students to consider, along with her own suggested resolutions. These ethical dilemmas, drawn from the real-life experiences of students and professionals around the country, consider such issues as exams and papers, student competency and risk, informed decisions and dual relationships. This workbook is ideal for use along with any ethics textbook or as a stand-alone learning tool.
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List price: $94.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/18/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.58" wide x 11.02" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Ethical Decision Making in Human Services
Ethical Choices: Do We Use Conventional or Reflective Morality?
Values: How Do They Develop and How Do They Affect Us?
Human Service Values: What Are They? Ethics
Ethical Theories
Ethical Principles
Ethical Guidelines for Professionals: How Do They Guide and What Are Their Limits?
The Difference Between Law and Ethics
Ethical Dilemmas
The Importance of Practice with Ethical Decision-Making
Developing Your Ethical Thinking
An Ethical Decision-Making Model
Preview of the Workbook
Exploring Your Own Values
How Do I View Myself and My Life Right Now? Childhood Value Messages
Rate Your Values
Self-Esteem Rating Scale
Belief in Personal Control Scale: Revised
Time Scheduling Exercise
The Social Readjustment Scale
Pleasant Events List
Rate Your Goal-Setting Ability
Values List
Values Conflict Resolution Assessment (VCRA)
Self-Assessment: An Inventory of Your Attitudes and Beliefs About Professional and Ethical Issues
Ethical Standards of Human Service Professionals
Professional Codes and Standards
The Human Service Professional''s Responsibility to Clients
The Human Service Professional''s Responsibility to the Community and Society
The Human Service Professional''s Responsibility to Colleagues
The Human Service Professional''s Responsibility to the Profession
The Human Service Professional''s Responsibility to Employers
The Human Service Professional''s Responsibility to Self
Using the Ethical Standards of Human Service Professionals
Welfare Reform Impacts a Student: A Case Study
Shared Goals but Different Regulations: Student and Instructor Face a Conflict
Applying the Decision-Making Model
Class Discussion
Summary and Preview
Ethical Issues For Students in the Academic Environment
Exams: Three Experiences
Academic Papers: Three Experiences
Falsifying Documentation for Personal Gain: Two Experiences
Inside the Classroom: Three Experiences
Personal Issues and Relationships
Feelings About Clients
Changing Relationships
Relationships Between Students
Parent-Child Relationships
Family-School Conflicts
Parent-Parent Relationships
The Field Practicum: Creating and Maintaining a Learning Environment
Getting the Placement: Two Experiences
Helping Each Other: Two Experiences
Student Competency and Risk: Four Experiences
Further Exploration
Facilitating the Best Learning Experience: Four Experiences
Hidden Agendas and Learning
Not Quite a Staff Member: Two Experiences
Further Exploration
Consent and Confidentiality
Responding to Coworkers'' Breaches of Confidentiality
Conflict: Needs of Clients Versus Needs of Others
Everyone Knows Everything
Client Rights and Needs, Agency Policy, and Law,
Client Rights and Needs
Client Rights and Agency Procedures
Trust, Confidentiality, and Agency Policy
Personal Views and Client Needs
Informed Decisions: Two Experiences
Client Needs and Truth
Responding to a Coworker''s Breach of Client Rights
Client Needs Versus Agency Policy
Client Rights and Needs, Agency Policy, and Law,
The Client''s Decision: Break the Rules
The Client: Caught in the System
Further Explorations
Client Needs Versus the Regulations
A Student Fears for Her Safety
Deinstitutionalization: Two Experiences
Balancing Client Rights, Client Needs, and Legal Approaches
Further Explorations
Dual Relationships and Self-Disclosure
Casual Contact
Acquaintances and Helpers: Four Experiences
Exchange of Services
A Professional''s Concern About His Client''s Safety
Money Changing Hands: Three Experiences
Responding to a Colleague''s Dual Relationship
Personal Disclosure
Relationships with Colleagues and Supervisors in the Work Setting
Conflicts with Coworkers'' Performance Standards
Peer Preceptorship
Whistle Blowing: Two Experiences
A Coworker''s Request
Reporting Workplace Harassment
Reporting Coworkers'' Unprofessional Behavior: Two Experiences
Professionals, Agencies, and Other Entities
Fund Raising
The Public''s Questions About the Agency
The Option to Become a Whistle Blower: Three Experiences
Further Explorations
Applying Ethical Thinking in Your Own Experience
Your Ethical Issues and Dilemmas
Ranking of Ethical Principles
"Dear Career?"
Ethical Dilemmas in Your Own Academic and Service Communities
Subject And Author Index
Exercise And Anecdote Index
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