Ethical Practice and Professionalism in Mental Health and Addictions

Course Code: ADMH 5007

Academic Year: 2022-2023

Workers in the field of addiction and mental health are often faced with challenges that seldom have clear solutions. In this course, students develop their knowledge of ethical theories and moral principles and learn how to apply these to the resolution of complex issues. Students critically reflect on their individual scope of practice while exploring systemic barriers to ethical service delivery. Students build on their understanding and practice of effective decision-making skills while ethical challenges and dilemmas are analyzed in case scenarios and ethical approaches are discussed.