{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Ethics self assessment

Ethics self assessment - SELF —AS SESSMENT#1 1 if I were...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
Image of page 3

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
Image of page 5

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: SELF —AS SESSMENT #1 1. if I were an intern and were convinced that my supervisor was encouraging trainees to participate in unethical behavior in an agency setting, I would first discuss the matter with the supervisor. report the supervisor to the director of the agency ignore the situation for fear of negattive consequences. , report the situation to the ethics committee of the -state professional association. moon‘s 2. Practitioners who work with culturally diverse groups without having cross-cultural knowledge and skills are violating the civil rights of their clients are probably guilty of unethical behavior. should realize the need for specialized training can be said to be practicing ethically. rot—zest.» 3. If a client evidenced strong feelings of attraction or dislike for me, I think that I would help the client work through these feelings and understand them. enjoy these feelings if they were positive. refer my client to another counselor direct the sessions into less emotional areas 99.0???” 4. Practitioners who counsel clients whose sex, race, age, social class, or sexual orientation is different from their own will most likely not understand these clients fully need to understand the differences between their 0 clients and themselves. can practice unethically if they do‘not consider cross-cultural factors. are probably not going to be effective with such clients because of these differences. $39.0???” 5. I see counseling as a process of reeducation for the client , a process whereby clients are taught new and more appropriate values to live by. a process that enables clients to make decisions regarding their own lives. a process of giving advice and setting goals for clients. {Via-.09"? 6. If a client came to me with a problem and I could see that I would not be objective because of my values, I would accept the client because of the challenge to become more tolerant of diversity. tell the client at the outset about my fears concerning our conflicting values refer the client to someone else. , attempt to influence the client to adopt my way of thinking. some?» 7.1 would tend to refer a client to another therapist if I had strong dislike for the client. if I didn’t have much experience working with the kind of problem the client presented. if I saw my own needs and problems getting in the way of helping the client. if the client seemed to distrust me. (DP-«rive 8. 0f the following, I consider the most unethical form of therapist behavior to be a. promoting dependence in the client. b. becoming sexually involved with clients. c. breaking confidentiality without a good reason to do so. d. accepting a client who has a problem that goes beyond the therapist‘s competence. e. 92 A sexual relationship between a client and therapist is ethical if the client initiates it. ethical if the therapist decides it is in the best interests of the client. ethical only when client and therapist discuss the issue and agree to the relationship. never ethical. new??? 10. On the matter of developing sexual relationships with former clients, my position is that it is strictly up to the people involved to make that decision. it is always unethical. it is an example of taking advantage of a client. it can be either ethical or unethical, depending on the case. 99.0517?” 11. As an intern, if I thought my supervision was inadequate, I would talk to my supervisor about it . ‘ continue to work without complaining. seek supervision elsewhere feel let down by the agency I worked for. 09.09“.” 12. My View of supervision is that it is a. something that I could use on a permanent basis b. a threat to my status as a professional. c. valuable to have when I reach an impasse with a client. (1. a way for me to learn about myself and to get insights into how I work with clients. e. 13. When it comes to working within institutions, I believe that a. I must learn how to survive with dignity within a system. b. I must learn how to subvert the system so that I can do what I deeply believe in. c. the institution will stifle most of my enthusiasm and block any real change. d. I can’t blame the institution if I'm unable to succeed in my programs. e. 14. If my philosophy were in conflict with that of the institution I worked for, I would a. seriously consider whether I could ethically remain in that position. b. attempt to change the policies of the institution. 0. agree to whatever was expected of me in that system. d. quietly do what I wanted to do, even if I had to be devious about it. 6. 15. In working with clients from different ethnic groups, I think it is most important to a. be aware of the sociopolitical forces that have affected these clients, b. understand how language can act as a barrier to effective cross—cultural counseling. 0. refer these clients to some professional who shares their ethnic and cultural background. d. help these clients modify their views that that they will be accepted and not have to suffer rejection. e. 16. To be efi‘ective in counseling clients from a different culture, I think that a counselor must a. possess specific knowledge about the particular group he or she is counseling. be able to accurately "read“ nonverbal messages b. c. have had direct contact with this group. (1 treat these clients no differently from clients from his or her own cultural background. 6 SELF —AS SESSMENT #2 3 irections: For each statement, indicate the response that most closely identifies your beliefs and attitudes. Use 1 following code: 3 = I agree, in most respects, with this statement. 2 = I am undecided in my opinion about this statement. 1 =1 disagree, in most respects, with this statement. l. Counselors are ethically bound to refer clients to other therapists when working with them is beyond their professional training. 2. Ultimately, practitioners must create their own ethical standards. 3. Possession of a license or certificate from a state board of examiners shows that a person has therapeutic skills and is competent to practice. 4, Professional licensing protects the public by setting minimum standards of preparation for those who are licensed 5. The present process of licensing and certification encourage the self—serving interests of the groups in control instead of protecting the public from incompetent practice 6. Continuing education should be a requirement for renewal of a license to practice. 7. Healthscare professionals should be reduired to demonstrate continuing competency in their field as a arerequisite for renewal of their license. 8, Institutions that train counselors should select trainees on the basis of both their academic records and the degree to which they possess the personal characteristics of effective therapists (as determined by current research findings). 9. lthink that the arguments for licensing counselors and therapists outweigh the arguments against licensing ' 10. Peer review, or the analysis and judging of a professional's practice by other practitioners, provides a high degree of assurance to consumers that they will receive competent services. 11. A major problem of the peer—review process involves the difficulty in determining the qualifications of the reviewer. 12. Ethical guidelines are needed for the supervisors of counselors in order to protect the client, the supervisor, and the supervisee. l3. Supervisors should be held legally accountable for the actions of the trainees they supervise— 14. Supervisors have the responsibility to monitor and assess the trainee‘s performance in a consistent and careful manner. 15. I think that supervision is the most important component in my development as a competent practitioner. ' ' 16. supervisors must be sure that the trainee’s clients are fully informed about the limits of confidentiality. m 17. I think that the focus of supervision should be on myself as a person, rather than on the client‘s oblem. l8. Ideally, supervision sessions should not be aimed at providing therapy for the trainee. 19. I see nothing wrong in counselor educators' counseling their students, provided the students request it. 20. It is clearly unethical for counselor educators to date their students. SELF—ASSESSMENT #3 irections: For each statement, indicate the response that most closely identifies your beliefs and attitudes. Use ._ e following code: 3 = I agree, in most respects, with this statement. 2 =1 am undecided in my opinion about this statement. 4 = I disagree, in most respects, with this statement. 1. If there is a conflict between a legal and an ethical standard, a therapist must follow the law. 2. Practitioners who do not use written consent forms are derelict in their duty. 3. In order to practice ethically therapists must become familiar with the laws related to their profession. 7 4. Clients in therapy should have the right of access to their files. 5. Clients should be made aware of their rights at the outset ~, of a diagnostic or therapeutic relationship. 6. It is unethical for a counselor to alter the fee structure once it has been established. 7. Ethical practice demands that therapists develop procedures to ensure that clients are in a position to make informed choices. 8. Therapists have the responsibility to become knowledgeable about community resources and ternatives to therapy and, to present these alternatives to their clients. 9. Before entering therapy, clients should be made aware of the purposes, goals, techniques, policies, and procedures involved. 10. Therapists have an ethical responsibility to discuss a termination date with clients during the initial session(s} and then to review their actions. ll. Involuntary commitment is not a violation of the human rights of people who are unable to be responsible for themselves or their actions. 12. Mental patients in institutions should be consulted about .the treatment they might receive, 13. Clients should be informed at the initial counseling session of the limits of confidentiality. 14. There are no situations in which I would disclose what a client had told me without the client's permission. ’ 15. Absolute confidentiality is necessary if effective psychotherapy is to occur. 16. If I were working with a client whom I had assessed as potentially dangerous to another person, I would see it as my duty to warn the possible victim. » 17. As a therapist who might work with potentially dangerous clients, I see it as my responsibility to both am and protect any intended victims. “ 18. Once I make an assessment that one of my clients is suicidal or at a high risk of self—destructive acts, it is my ethical Obligation t0 take action. l9. We should make it more difficult for suicidal persons to reject responsibility for deliberately taking their own life. 20. If a suicidal client does not want my help or actively rejects it, I would be inclined to leave the person alone, ...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern