Advanced Ethics for Addiction Professionals by Michael J. Taleff PhD CSAC MAC

By Michael J. Taleff PhD CSAC MAC

The elements of the publication on the topic of the philosophy of technology and cognitive technological know-how (inductive and deductive reasoning, biases, and heuristics) are distilled in moderate and important methods. i like to recommend this booklet to these habit execs who are looking to create their very own framework for moral choice making.


Ethical decision-making is needed in lots of of the tricky occasions confronted by means of dependancy execs. during this advisor, Michael Taleff describes the best way to combine severe considering with moral decision-making. it is a advisor no longer on "what to do" while faced with tricky moral dilemmas, yet on find out how to take into consideration what to do.

The writer provides universal moral dilemmas that dependancy pros face of their day-by-day work--such as boundary concerns, confidentiality, twin relationships, and more--and asks readers to contemplate their very own responses to those dilemmas. The ebook then indicates readers how one can practice new types of moral pondering to perform.

Key features:

  • Presents a moral self-exam to motivate severe pondering one's personal decision-making procedure
  • Introduces a number of versions comparable to the social agreement concept, existentialist conception, and moral egoism
  • Discusses how biases, emotional reactions, and fallacies can weaken moral decision-making
  • Presents an introductory "Ethics Judgment Kit," an easy, sensible decision-making process for college kids

This e-book demonstrates how severe pondering talents can influence and enhance the method of moral decision-making."

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The goals are to (a) make you think, (b) apply what you presently have in your inventory of moral decision-making skills, and (c) employ what has been presented in 45 46 Part I A Thinking Way to Approach Addiction Ethics the previous chapters. In other words, this is just a modest mental workout. This chapter is purposely brief. We don’t want to overload you with a lot of examples; more will come later in the book. MORAL ISSUES We will start with a list of nonaddiction scenarios just to get you thinking.

For you and I to conduct ethics without impartiality would present grave consequences. It would not allow societies to develop a framework of morality. Without ethical impartiality, the entirety of ethics just could not happen. If you disagree, you need to construct an argument for how a society could build an ethical framework merely on personal belief and personal opinion. The cornerstone of such an argument would be how a society could build its framework on partiality. Keep in mind if you argue for partiality, you in turn argue for inconsistency.

To whom or what do my moral obligations apply? The seven parameters of addiction ethics are: ■ Ethics is not ethics unless other people are involved (perhaps animals as well). ■ With ethics, intent counts. ■ Ethics aims to resolve dilemmas. ■ Thinking is required for ethics and morality. ■ Ethics calls for you to be impartial. ■ The happiness and suffering of others must matter to us for ethics to matter. ■ Like it or not, ethics judges human behavior. Conclusions should be based on reasons. This page intentionally left blank 3 The Emotional Aspect of Ethical Thinking Much of this chapter addresses the emotional side of ethical thinking.

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