Ethics In TR

Ethics In TR - Garland D. Jones LE I 6726: Problems, Issues...

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Garland D. Jones Reaction Paper #4 Dr. Cari Autry Ethics in Therapeutic Recreation Many factors in our lives influence our ethics including our jobs, friends, families, and the way we live our lives. In the healthcare environment of today, there has been enormous focus on healthcare and business fraud, and also abuse of the elderly. Paul and Elder (2006) view the basis of ethics as clear: “Human behavior has consequences for the welfare of others. We are capable of helping or harming”. But why would a healthcare administrator abuse his or her privilege to assist in one’s needs? Is it that easy to throw everything you have worked for, up to this point, away? Let’s take a closer look at the meaning of ethics. Ethics has several meanings but the definition that was always instilled within me was: Knowing what is right and what is wrong in conjunction to your behavior. Ethics are taught at an early age and instilled within all of us. As a therapist the principles of conduct and your moral duty as a healthcare professional
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govern your professional ethics. Therapist experience ethics on professional,
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