Homework for ethics
1- Do you agree with the California court that ” privilege should end where the public peril begins”? Why or why not ?
2- why do you think violations of confidentiality happen so frequently among practicing mental health professionals ?
3- Some scholars are very concerned about the erosion of confidentiality in the course and the managed care arena. How do you think counselor should approach the discussion of confidentiality with clients who want to submit claims to managed care companies or who may be facing court involvement ?
I do Agree that privilege should end where the public peril begins because whenever an ethical dilemma pits confidentiality against safety, then safety should receive priority. The safety of the public is more important than confidentiality. As a matter of fact, psychologists….