Working with substance use disorders can be ethically complex terrain, balancing numerous stakeholders, regulatory bodies, and clinical philosophies as you make clinical and organizational decisions. This clinical conference call focuses on applied ethics in the context of the treatment of addictions: examining real-world scenarios and ethical conflicts. Topics addressed: identifying our own biases, decisional capacity during active addiction, and harm reduction models.
Aaron Weiner, PhD, is a licensed, board-certified psychologist and master addiction counselor. Dr. Weiner is a clinician, author, and frequent speaker on addiction treatment and issues.