Ethical dilemmas by mental health professionals in forensic treatment | COUN 6511 – Treatment of Forensic Populations | Walden University
Post a description of at least two ethical dilemmas encountered by mental health professionals who practice in forensic treatment settings. Explain how each dilemma might complicate treatment in specific forensic settings. Finally, describe how you would resolve each dilemma using ethical principles and guidelines from the APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists, and/or other appropriate codes of ethics.
The post should be 300-500 words using the attached resources. Additional resources are welcomed if peer reviewed and relevant.
Pope, K. S., & Vasquez, M. J. T. (2007). Steps in ethical decision-making. Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical GuideLinks to an external site. (3rd ed., pp. 110–117). Retrieved from http://kspope.com/memory/ethics.php
Bonner, R., & Vandecreek, L. D. (2006). Ethical decision making for correctional mental health providersLinks to an external site.. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 33(4), 542–5 64.