Ethics & Values
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The commitment to include client in decisions about all aspects of care
Taking positive actions to help others
Avoidance of harm or hurt
Agreement to keep promises
Code of Ethics
A set of guiding principles that all member of a profession accept. Codes serve as guidelines when questions arise about correct behavior or practice
refers to the support of a cause
A willingness to respect obligations and to follow through on promises
the ability to answer for one's own actions
HIPPA mandates the confidential protection of clients' personal health info
A personal belief about the worth of a given idea, attitude, custom, or object that sets standards that influence behavior
- Immanuel Kant:
- * based on actions of right or wrong based on their "right- making characteristics such as fidelity to promises, truthfulness, and justice"
- * Does NOT look to consequences of action to determine right or wrong but exams the situation.
- * AKA consequentialism. Based on the consequences.
- * AKA teleology (the end)-- Mills: the greatest good for the greastest number of people.
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