If you would like additional information on this topic,
below are OPTIONAL books to consider buying for your personal library...
Abramson, M. "Reflections on knowing oneself ethically: Toward a working framework for social work practice." Families in Society, 1996a, 77(4), 195-202.
Aguilera, Donna C., PhD, "Crisis Intervention: Theory and Methodology." Mosby - Year Book, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, 1998.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Code of Ethics http://www.aamft.org/iMIS15/AAMFT/Content/Legal_Ethics/Code_of_Ethics.aspx
American Counseling Association’s Code of Ethics http://www.counseling.org/docs/ethics/2014-aca-code-of-ethics.pdf?sfvrsn=4
American Psychological Association's (APA) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct http://www.apa.org/ethics/code/
Barker, Robert L. Milestones in the Development of Social Work and Social Welfare, Washington, DC NASW Press, 1998. Rankin, Mary, JD employed by the Healthcare Training Institute to research and write the article Evolution of Social Work Ethics. Edited by Tracy Appleton, LCSW. The reference Barker, Robert L. Milestones in the Development of Social Work and Social Welfare. Washington, DC NASW Press, 1998
Barnett, Jeffrey E. "Sexual Feelings and Behaviors in the Psychotherapy Relationship: An Ethics Perspective." Journal of Clinical Psychology. Feb2014, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p170-181.
Bemecker, Samantha L. "Helping Clients Help Themselves: Managing Ethical Concerns When Offering Guided Self-Help Interventions in Psychotherapy Practice." Professional Psychology: Research & Practice. Apr2014, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p111-119.
Bersoff, Donald N., PhD, "Ethical Conflicts in Psychology." American Psychological Association, Washington DC, 1999.
Brems, Christiane PhD. "Dealing with Challenges in Psychotherapy and Counseling." Brooks and Cloe, New York, 2000.
Brill, Naomi, PhD. "Working with People." Longman, New York, 1997.
Buhari, 'Bunmi. "Therapeutic Relationships and Professional Boundaries." IFE PsychologIA. 2013 Special Edition, Vol. 21 Issue 3-S, p162-168. .
Calmes, Stephanie A.; Piazza, Nick J.; Laux, John M. "The Use of Touch in Counseling: An Ethical Decision-Making Model." Counseling & Values. Apr2013, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p59-68.
Clapton, Kerrin. "Developing professional boundaries guidance for social workers." Journal of Adult Protection. 2013, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p37-44.
Gartrell, N. MA, "Boundaries in Lesbian Therapy Relationships." Women and Therapy 2002; 29-50.
Gutheil, TC, PhD, "The Concept of Boundaries in Clinical Practice; theoretical and risk-management dimensions." American Journal of Psychiatry 1998, 188-96.
Henderson, Kathryn L. "Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse: Considerations and Guidelines for Mental Health Counselors." Journal of Mental Health Counseling. Oct2013, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p296-309.
Kangas, Julie L.; Calvert, James D. "Ethical Issues in Mental Health Background Checks for Firearm Ownership." Professional Psychology: Research & Practice. Feb2014, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p76-83.
Kottler, Jeffrey A., PhD, "Compassionate Therapy." Jossey-Bass Publishers. San Francisco, 1998.
Loewenberg, F. M., & Dolgoff, R. & Harrington, D. "Ethical decisions for social work practice." Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock., 2000.
Moe, Cathrine; Kvig, Erling I; Brinchmann, Beate; Brinchmann, Berit S. "Working behind the scenes’ An ethical view of mental health nursing and first-episode psychosis." Nursing Ethics. Aug2013, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p517-527.
National Association of Social Workers, Code of Ethics http://www.naswdc.org/pubs/code/code.asp
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Code of Ethics http://www.nbcc.org/assets/ethics/nbcc-codeofethics.pdf
Penford, Susan, PhD, "Sexual Abuse by Health Professionals." University of Toronto, Buffalo, 2000.
Peterson, M. R. PhD, "At Personal Risk: Boundary Violations in Professional Client Relationships," W.W. Norton, New York, 2003.
Plaut, S. Michael; Brown, Janet Klein; Brancu, Mira; Wilbur, Rebecca C.; Rios, Katherine. "Characteristics of Health Professionals in a Mandated Ethics Tutorial After Violating Sexual Boundaries with Patients." Journal of Health Care Law & Policy. 2013, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p353-374.
Pope, Kenneth PhD and Bouhoutsos, Jacqueline, "Sexual Intimacy Between Therapists and Patients." Praeger, New York, 1997.
Reamer, F. G. "The social work ethics audit: A risk-management strategy." Social Work, 2000, 45(4), 355-366.
Reamer, Frederic G.," Social Work Ethics Casebook: Cases and Commentary." Washington, DC: NASW Press, 2009
Reamer, Frederic G., "Social Work Malpractice and Liability: Strategies for Prevention," 2nd ed. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003)
Reamer, Frederic G., "Social Work Values and Ethics," 3rd ed. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2006)
Reamer, Frederic G., "Ethical Standards in Social Work: A Review of the NASW Code of Ethics," 2nd ed. (Washington, DC: NASW Press, 2006)
Reamer, Frederic G., "The Social Work Ethics Audit: A Risk-management Tool" (Washington, DC: NASW Press, 2001)
Reamer, Frederic G., "Tangled Relationships: Managing Boundaries in the Human Services" (New York: Columbia University Press, 2001)
Reamer, Frederic G., "Ethics Education in Social Work" (Alexandria, VA: Council on Social Work Education, 2001)
Robison PhD, Wade, Allyn and Bacon. "Ethical Decision Making." Boston, 2000.
Rothstein, Mark A., "Tarasoff Duties after Newtown," Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Spring2014, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p104-109..
Schoener, GR, PhD "Boundaries in Group Therapy: Ethical and Practice Issues." Women and Group Psychotherapy, New York, Builford Press, 2001.
Stone, M. PhD, "Boundary Violations between Therapist and Patient," Psychiatric Annals, 1999, 670-7.
Tyler, Forrest B. PhD, Brome, Deborah Ridley, and Williams, Janice E. "Ethnic Validity, Ecology, and Psychotherapy." Plenum Press, New York, 2001.
Zimmerman, Kevin J., Clients in Sexually Open Relationships: Considerations for Therapists., Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p272-289.
Coordinating Author/Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd