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Ethical practice in grief counseling [eBook]

By: Gamino, Louis A [Author]Contributor(s): Ritter, R. Hal [Author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York; London Springer 2009 Description: Hbk, .: 296 pISBN: 082610083XSubject(s): Grief Therapy | Ethics | bereavement | CounsellingDDC classification: 155.00 GAM Online resources: Link to access this title via IHF Library OpenAthens EBSCO eBook Collection Summary: This book compiles major areas of ethical concern and addresses them with a level of specificity beyond that typically found in generic texts on ethics in medicine or mental health. This includes the concept of "death competence" on the part of the grief counselor as well as several other potentially problematic areas: confidentiality; end-of-life issues; dual relationships; challenges posed by unnatural deaths; spiritual and cultural considerations; children's issues; pitfalls of public service; and controversies about the efficacy of grief counseling. In exploring these ethical challenges specific to the domain of grief counseling, case material are utilized to illustrate the complexity of ethical decision-making and to provide a vehicle for exploring alternate conceptual models.
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This book compiles major areas of ethical concern and addresses them with a level of specificity beyond that typically found in generic texts on ethics in medicine or mental health. This includes the concept of "death competence" on the part of the grief counselor as well as several other potentially problematic areas: confidentiality; end-of-life issues; dual relationships; challenges posed by unnatural deaths; spiritual and cultural considerations; children's issues; pitfalls of public service; and controversies about the efficacy of grief counseling. In exploring these ethical challenges specific to the domain of grief counseling, case material are utilized to illustrate the complexity of ethical decision-making and to provide a vehicle for exploring alternate conceptual models.

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