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Substance Abuse Among Licensed Counselors and Client Contact Term Paper

… Substance Abuse Among Licensed Counselors and Client Contact

Today, there are numerous ethical and legal dilemmas inherent in the issue of licensed counselors and drug abuse. The ACA or the American Counseling Association Code of Ethics requires counselors to follow the guidelines under the ACA strictly, so that there would be an exercise of restraint against those counselors who are prone to using drugs, and are in no fit state of mind to offer advice to others. For example, the Standard of Practice Nineteen (SP-19): Impairment of Professionals states that "Counselors must refrain from offering professional services when their personal problems or conflicts may cause harm to a client or others." (ACA Code of Ethics and Standards of practice) In other words, the basic mission…. [read more]

Business Research Paper

… Filled with outrage, she said, 'It's terrible what you are doing to these boys!' Out of 50 or more outsiders who had seen our prison, she was the only one who ever questioned its morality." When she said that she had seen a side of Zimbardo that was not very appealing and now wondered whether she wanted to have any relationship with him at all, he decided that the time had come to end the experiment. He had become so adjusted to his role as 'administrator' and to the routine degradation and brutality of the 'prison' that he no longer noticed it. Maslach and Zimbardo were married a year after the Stanford experiment.

Ethical concerns:

1) Using the ASCA and/or APA Code of Ethics, discuss…. [read more]

Description of the Core Functions of Addiction Counselors Case Study

… ¶ … clients and their presenting problems are unique in some way, the 12 core functions of an addiction counselor can help guide the intervention and case management process. This paper provides an overview of these 12 core functions of addiction specialists, followed by a personal interpretation of their meaning. In addition, a case summary of a young male adult, "David" who suffers from drug and alcohol addictions, is followed by an application of the first five of the 12 core functions of an addiction counselor to David's unique situation. Finally, a summary of the research and important findings concerning the 12 core functions of addiction counselors are provided in the conclusion.

Twelve Core Functions of an Addictions Counselor

Addiction counselors are consulted by people…. [read more]

Ethical Issues Are Now Just Essay

… Those with graduate degrees reported that dual relationships were problematic, where those with less education did not see these relationships as problematic. Secondly, those counselors that were in recovery saw less issues as problematic ethically than those counselors that were not in recovery. The results indicated that individuals who were currently receiving supervision would find multiple relationship behaviors more problematic than those who were not receiving current supervision suggests that continued supervision may be beneficial for substance abuse counselors.

These findings have implications for mental health counselors. Because substance abuse counseling is a specialization within the broader field, mental health counselors in a variety of settings may work closely with substance abuse counselors as colleagues or fellow members of treatment teams, and may provide them…. [read more]

Gatekeepers Part of the Responsibilities Term Paper

… Gatekeepers

Part of the responsibilities of the social work educator is to evaluate the students' performance, which is better known by the term "gatekeeper." The educators must assess whether each of their students enrolled in the courses acquires the instruction necessary to function as a knowledgeable and ethical social work professional. Based on criteria delineated by the college or university, the student is then passed or failed. Those who are unable to adequately complete the requirements for the degree and those terminated from the program can be viewed as unsuitable for this field. Although educators may differ on the width of the gate, every institution with a social work program is concerned that its graduates acquire the minimum competencies, because of the expectations of the…. [read more]

Ipads for PTSD Term Paper

… Conclusion

The Central New York Veterans Outreach Center plans to purchase seven iPads for use by the Executive Director, benefits counselors, case managers, and mental health counselors. The staff will use the iPads for note taking and client records. They will also facilitate client use of an app called PTSD Coach. The iPads will be used in the office and for home visits. The iPads and accessories will be paid for by the proceeds from a VFW fundraiser, which have already been pledged to CNYVOC and which should total between six and seven thousand dollars. Training for the iPads is minimal and will be conducted in-house, at no additional cost to the Center. Implementation of the iPads will enable the staff to better serve clients…. [read more]

Medical Ethics Interview Essay

… Of course, the main reason that nonprofits are more interested in a business model is that it helps them stay in business. With all of the competition within the industry, it seems that success is more tied to business practices than it is to client care. Reputation is built on how well the company performs financially than the reputation it has with clients. Also, there is increased pressure from funding agencies to make sure that the different nonprofits are running their operations as efficiently as possible. Since funds are at a premium these days, there is more need for efficient management of the resources available.

The main negative consequence is that care can take a back seat to efficiency. This is also, very definitely, an…. [read more]

Education: Is There Additional Information Term Paper

… I am perceptive and sensitive; perhaps this is the result of the skills I had to develop at an early age. As a child, I quickly learned that people did not necessarily mean what they said. Ironically, instead of being helped my others, I have found myself in the role of making others comfortable.

What experience do you have that would prepare you to be a psychotherapist for people who differ from yourself?

At San Francisco State University, I was educated in an environment with diversity and exposure to different cultures. Through multiple classes, I gained sensitivity necessary to work with individuals in a counselling setting. I have also led support groups for individuals who suffered from Muscular Dystrophy and who faced much discrimination because…. [read more]

Plays of British Dramatist, Pam Gems Dissertation

… Edith once engages two marines she meets in a pub in a menage a trois; it is possible, that the bartender formed the fourth of this group. There is no indication that Edith is particularly gifted in the art of making love. She just makes her self available as a willing sexual partner. Except with Marcel Cedran, the married boxer, Edith manages to dissociate physical pleasure from any emotional foundations. With Marcel, Edith is truly in love. But this union is not to be. Anecdotes abound, that Edith's jealous sister informs Marcel's wife of her husband's "philandering." Edith's sexual proclivities and escapades are not a manifestation of her femaleness. Her sexual nature transcends gender. It is a flaw in most superstars. In Edith's case, particularly,…. [read more]

Hypnosis Compared to Eastern Meditation Chi Kung and Nei Thesis

… ¶ … globalization and innovations in telecommunications are bringing healthcare practitioners together from all over the world in ways that have never before been possible. As these collaborative efforts and mature communities of practice continue to emerge, it is important to help Western practitioners understand the fundamental tenets of Eastern medicine and representative practices, just as it is important to help practitioners in China and elsewhere in the East understand the allopathic approaches that are most widely practiced in the West. To this end, this study compared the clinical use of hypnosis with the use of Eastern Meditation, Chi Kung, and Nei Kung. To achieve this comparison, a review of the relevant literature was combined with a qualitative meta-analysis of the peer-reviewed and scholarly literature…. [read more]

Health Promotion: American HIV Prevention Term Paper

… That is the scope of the problem with which we are dealing: How to use well-proven tools of health promotion to regain the ground we've recently lost against AIDS.

Purpose Of The Study

The purpose of our study is simple: To collect and analyze information from various sectors dealing with health promotion and lifestyle change manners Americans must implement in order to combat AIDS.

As we discussed above, science alone will not stem the growth of this virus. A shift in Americans' thinking and actions, with regard to the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical and social aspects of their health and their health education is the only way to stop HIV's spread.

From an intellectual perspective, not nearly enough work has been done linking HIV prevention…. [read more]

Nursing Leader's Perceived Role in Nurse Recruitment Research Proposal

… LR Explor/The nurse leader role in recruit.

Nurse Leaders as Recruiters

Nurse leaders serve an integral role in the field to demonstrate skill in recruitment of future nurses. To do this they must work within existing systems as well as advocate for the expansion of other recruitment essential systems and system change need awareness. Nurse leaders must work collaboratively with human resource departments as well as becoming fundamental community recruiters in and outside of the work setting. (Anson, 2000, p. 21) This review of literature will then address general and specific issues of the role of nurse leaders as recruiters by thematically addressing certain trends and change needs in the health care industry in general and in nursing care that have specific and general implications…. [read more]

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