Discuss the ethical issues that arise when working in whichever special context or contexts you have selected- in this case, in psychotherapy with children.
What steps might a professional take to limit or avoid related ethical dilemmas?
What resources could a professional use to help in resolving these ethical dilemmas?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 5, 2021, 12:57 am ad1c9bdddf
Discuss the ethical issues that arise when working in whichever special context or contexts you have selected (Psychotherapy with children)
One of the main ethical issues that can arise when working with children in a psychotherapy setting is that of confidentiality. According to the American Psychological Association (2013), "psychologists have a primary obligation and take reasonable precautions to protect confidential information obtained through or stored in any medium" (para 1). This means that it is the duty of all therapists to ensure they are protecting the confidential information revealed to them within a therapy setting by their clients. This includes children; however, because ...
This solution discusses ethical issues that may arise during psychotherapy with children, and steps that a therapist can take to address and prevent potential issues.