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a written system of standards of ethical conduct

code of ethics

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a major branch of philosophy, encompassing right conduct and good life

ethics

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a habit of mind and will that inclines a person to act with integrity

prudence

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ethics that answer the question "what should I do?"

principle ethics

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ethics that answer the question "Who should I be?"

virtue ethics

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a viewpoint of ethics where ethical decisions are based on the context or consequences

ethical relativism

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a viewpoint of ethics where ethical decisions are based on fixed moral rules that exist regardless of whether one believes in them

ethical absolutism

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implementing the values of the dominant social system as the basis for ethical decisions

clinical pragmatism

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emphasizing human needs, such as self-actualization and freedom, as the basis for ethical decisions

humanistic ethics

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acknowledging the uniqueness of a situation and the need to apply principles accordingly

situational ethics

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using religious beliefs, such as the belief in divine love or the will of God, as the basis of ethical decisions

religious ethics

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1) Identify and define the problem.

2) Review the NAADAC Code of Ethics to determine which principles are applicable.

3) Consult with a supervisor and/or colleagues

4) Consider any potential legal concerns and identify if consultation with an attorney is needed.

5) Identify all courses of action and their consequences.

6) Decide on a course of action.

7) Implement the course of action and document it appropriately.

8) Reflect on the outcome of the course of action.

NAADAC's Decision Making Model

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assuring information will be kept secret, with access limited to only appropriate persons

confidentiality

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the state of being private

privacy

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a legal document which invokes the power of the court to force someone to testify in court or to give certain documents to the court

subpoena

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the habit of mind that inclines a person toward the intelligent understanding of the suffering of another and the desire to alleviate that suffering

compassion

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the process of detailing the nature of treatment services so the client can make a voluntary and informed decision as to whether he or she would like to participate

informed consent

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programs designed to help employees manage substance use and emotional disturbances without losing their job

employee assistance program (EAP)

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another name for an employee assistance program that is designed to help employees manage substance use and emotional disturbances without losing their job

peer assistance program

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intangible property that is the result of creativity

intellectual property

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a legal concept giving he creator of an original work of authorship exclusive rights to it

copyright

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rights that are founded in human nature

natural rights

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rights that are not guaranteed by human nature but are agreed upon by society

consensual rights

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When an addiction professional assumes two different roles with a client

dual relationship

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an obligation an addiction professional has to warn another individual of emending danger

duty to warn

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a law that requires addiction professionals to hold in confidence anything clients tell them, even when ordered to by a court

privileged communication

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an obligation an addiction professional has to report cases of abuse, neglect and exploitation

duty to report

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professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage

malpractice

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supporting clients' independence, freedom and self-determination

autonomy

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the obligation to do good

beneficence