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

*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.

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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