Ethics for Addiction Professionals

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Hazelden Educational Materials, 1987 - Medical - 60 pages
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This trailblazing book provides a comprehensive view of the ethical issues that cut across the addiction field, from Employee Assistance Programs to treatment and aftercare. By addressing probing questions that illuminate today's complex ethical landscape, LeClair Bissell and James Royce explore how standard guidelines for professional conduct benefit counselors and clients alike.

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LeClair Bissell, M.D., N.C.A.C. II, is a former president of the American Medical Society on Alcoholism (now ASAM) and a lecturer, researcher, and consultant in the addiction field. She has written numerous articles and coauthored several books on chemical dependency and related topics, including To Care Enough: Intervention with Chemically Dependent Colleagues, Chemical Dependency in Nursing: The Deadly Diversion, and Alcoholism in the Professions.

James E. Royce, S.J., Ph.D., is a professor emeritus of psychology and addiction studies at Seattle University. He has been on the board of directors of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency since 1976 and received the NCA Marty Mann award for his contributions to public and professional education about alcoholism. His publications include numerous journal articles and the book Alcohol Problems and Alcoholism: A Comprehensive Survey.

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