Ethics issues regarding confidentiality and risk management in therapy.
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists
Frederic Reamer, Ph.D. is Professor in the Graduate Program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College where he has been on the faculty since 1983. Dr. Reamer has conducted extensive research on professional ethics and has been involved in several national research projects sponsored by the Hastings Center, the Carnegie Corporation, and the Haas Foundation. He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on the subject of professional ethics and professional malpractice and liability. He chaired the National Task Force that drafted the Code of Ethics adopted by the National Association of Social Workers in 1996. He is the author of many books and articles on ethics including, Social Work Values and Ethics, and Aids and Ethics. He has authored chapters on professional ethics in the Encyclopedia of Bio-Ethics and the Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics.