Ethical Thinking in Music Therapy By Cheryl Dileo, PhD, MT-BC 324 pages Thorough exploration of professional ethics for the music therapist. Topics covered include: the music therapist as professional and person; clients' rights and therapists' responsibilities; confidentiality; boundaries and
Ethical Thinking in Music Therapy By Cheryl Dileo, PhD, MT-BC 324 pages Thorough exploration of professional ethics for the music therapist. Topics covered include: the music therapist as professional and person; clients' rights and therapists' responsibilities; confidentiality; boundaries and dualrelationships; multicultural and gender perspectives; research and publication; financial and advertising issues and responsibilities to the public; responsibilities to colleagues, employees, employers, and the professional association; educationand supervision; and promoting ethical behavior.
Contents Preface Acknowledgements About the Author 1. Introduction to Ethical Thinking Why Professional Ethics? Terminology The Background: Research in Professional Ethics Core Ethical Principles Models of Ethical Development Theories of Ethics Codes of Ethics Interface of the Law and Ethics A Model for Ethical Decision Making Situations That Pose Risk Crisis Decision Making Deterrents to Ethical Behavior Chapter Summary Additional Learning Experiences 2. The Virtuous Music Therapist Caring Empathy Courage Prudence Chapter Summary Additional Learning Experiences 3. The Music Therapist as a Perofessional and Person The Music Therapist as a Professional: Competence Professional Competence in Music Therapy Competence in Groups Music Therapy at Work Personal Competence Psychological Vulnerability and Impairment Burnout Professional Self-Care Legal Aspects of Competence Competence: Who is Responsible? A Final Note on Competence The Music Therapist as a Person: Values Values and Religion/Spirituality Therapists' Private Lives Chapter Summary Ethical Dilemmas Additional Learning Experiences 4. Clients' Rights and Therapists' Responsibilities Introduction Informed Consent Clinets' Rights to Refuse Treatment Rights of Minors as Clients Therapists' Responsibilities Within the Helping Relationship Therapists' Responsibilities in Working with Groups Therapists' Responsibilities in Treating Difficult Clients Therapists' Responsibilities Regarding the Setting Therapists' Responsibilities in Preventing Harm Therapists' Responsibilities in Terminating Treatment Chapter Summary Ethical Dilemmas Additional Learning Experience 5. Ethical Thinking and Confidentiality Definitions Limits to Confidentiality Chapter Summary Ethical Dilemmas Additional learning Experiences 6. Boundaries and Dual Rekationships Boundaries Boundaries in Music Therapy Boundary Violations Protecting Boundaries Dual Relationships Social Relationships with Clients Sexual Relationships with Clients The Use of Touch in Therapy Accepting Gifts Therapists' Self-Disclosure The Setting for Therapy Dual Professional Relationships: Bartering Post-Therapy Dual Relationships Guidelines for Dual Relationships Chapter Summary Ethical Dilemmas Additional Learning Experiences 7. Multicultural and Gender Perspectives Need The Present Problem Skills Characteristics of Ethnic Groups Identity Development Models of Treatment 8. Ethical Thinking in Research and Publication Background Informed Consent Injury to Subjects Confientiality Competence Integrity and Objectivity in Research Ethical Precautions Using Various Research Designs Deception in Research Ethical Issues in Research with Specific Populations Ethical Issues in Other Research Paradigms Ethical Issues in Research Publication Chapter Summary Ethical Dilemmas Additional Learning Experiences 9. Financial and Advertising Issues and Responsibilities to the Public 10. Responsibilities to Collegues, Employees, Employers, and the Professional Association Responsibilities to Collegues and Employees Concurrent Music Therapy Services Sexual Harassment Letters of Recommendation Responsibilities to Employers Responsibilities to the Professional Association Chapter Summary Ethical Dilemmas Additional Learning Experiences 11. Ethical Thinking in Education and Supervision Definitions Advertising and Recruitment Admissions Program Design and Content Competence in Education and Supervision Dual Relationships in Education and Supervision Experiential Training Dual Sexual Relationships in Education and Supervision Student Evaluations Confidentiality Chapter Summary Ethical Dilemmas Additional Learning Experiences 12. Promoting Ethical Behavior Informal Resolution of Ethics Viloations Formal Resolution of Ethics Violations A Model for Ethical Practice Chapter ummary Additional Learning Experiences References Appendix: Codes of Ethics in Music Therapy