Ethics: Self-Disclosure and Its Impact on Mental Health Services
$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Intermediate
Also approved for Ethics credit by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling
CEU Course Description
In this monograph, CMHS (Center for Mental Health Services) examines the role self-disclosure plays in reducing stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness.
Article Author: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W.
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CEU Course Objectives
1. Identify factors that may facilitate the self-disclosure of a mental illness as well as benefits and costs of disclosing.
2. Examine the role self-disclosure plays in reducing stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness.
3. Review current literature pertaining to self-disclosure, including techniques for revealing personal information.
4. Discuss considerations and strategies for disclosure in an employment setting and among mental health professionals.
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