Flashcards in Ethics Deck (37)
a written system of standards of ethical conduct
code of ethics
a major branch of philosophy, encompassing right conduct and good life
a habit of mind and will that inclines a person to act with integrity
ethics that answer the question "what should I do?"
ethics that answer the question "Who should I be?"
a viewpoint of ethics where ethical decisions are based on the context or consequences
a viewpoint of ethics where ethical decisions are based on fixed moral rules that exist regardless of whether one believes in them
implementing the values of the dominant social system as the basis for ethical decisions
emphasizing human needs, such as self-actualization and freedom, as the basis for ethical decisions
acknowledging the uniqueness of a situation and the need to apply principles accordingly
using religious beliefs, such as the belief in divine love or the will of God, as the basis of ethical decisions
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
assuring information will be kept secret, with access limited to only appropriate persons
the state of being private
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
the habit of mind that inclines a person toward the intelligent understanding of the suffering of another and the desire to alleviate that suffering
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
programs designed to help employees manage substance use and emotional disturbances without losing their job
employee assistance program (EAP)
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
intangible property that is the result of creativity
a legal concept giving he creator of an original work of authorship exclusive rights to it
rights that are founded in human nature
rights that are not guaranteed by human nature but are agreed upon by society
When an addiction professional assumes two different roles with a client
an obligation an addiction professional has to warn another individual of emending danger
duty to warn
a law that requires addiction professionals to hold in confidence anything clients tell them, even when ordered to by a court
an obligation an addiction professional has to report cases of abuse, neglect and exploitation
duty to report
professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
supporting clients' independence, freedom and self-determination