Ethics, Boundaries and Duel Relationships. Professional Issues for Addiction Professionals (3 hours)

Diane Sherman




This course is derived from 4 separate articles released by NAADAC over the last few years.  Topics covered include:

  • The necessity of revising NAADAC Code of Ethics
  • Why the code of ethics is important and how it can help professionals facing challenging situations
  • How ethical decisions can vary from one person to another
  • Ethics don’t always come naturally
  • Dual relationships between counselor and client
  • Curbing inappropriate actions between addiction professionals and patients
  • The role of non-clinical staff
  • The NAADAC code of ethics approved October, 2016
  • How and when it is appropriate to file an ethics complaint