Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions : Making Difficult Life and Work Decisions.

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Author / Creator:Carroll, Michael.
Imprint:London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.
Description:1 online resource (382 pages)
Subject:Professional ethics.
Ethical problems.
Decision making.
Social Work.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Decision making.
Ethical problems.
Professional ethics.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Shaw, Elisabeth.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions provides a comprehensive overview of the most influential ideas in ethical thinking across the ages. It explores the ethical challenges through an interdisciplinary approach and presents a brand new model for becoming ethically mature professionals in the process.
Other form:Print version: Carroll, Michael. Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions : Making Difficult Life and Work Decisions. London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©2012 9781849053877
Table of Contents:
  • Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions: Making Difficult Life and Work Decisions; Foreword by Professor Tim Bond; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Overview of the book; Part One The foundations of ethical maturity: History, philosophy and science; Chapter 1 Setting the scene: The moral landscape; Chapter 2 Ethical maturity and unethical behaviour; Chapter 3 A very, very short history of ethics; Chapter 4 Socrates and Aristotle: Moral characterand moral action; Chapter 5 The brain and ethics; Chapter 6 Relational ethics; Chapter 7 What is ethical maturity?
  • Part Two The six components of ethical maturityChapter 8 Component 1: Creating ethical sensitivityand mindfulness; Chapter 9 Component 2: The process of ethicaldecision making; Chapter 10 Component 2: Maximising choices: Free will, accountability and responsibility; Chapter 11 Component 2: Conscious ethical discernmentand decision making; Chapter 12 Component 2: The influence of the unconsciouson ethical decision making; Chapter 13 Component 3: Implementing ethical decisions; Chapter 14 Component 4: Ethical accountability andmoral defence.
  • Chapter 15 Component 5: Ethical sustainability and peaceChapter 16 Component 6: Learning from experience andintegrating new learning into moral character; Chapter 17 Training in ethical maturity; Part Three Applied ethical maturity in challenging contexts; Chapter 18 Organisations, contexts, ethics and maturity; Chapter 19 Brought and Sold: The ethics of gifts; Chapter 20 The ethics of research: Enhancing knowledgeand being ethically mature; Chapter 21 And finally ... ; References; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page.