Ethical Decision Making: Basic Issues

Loretta J. Bradley, C. Bret Hendricks

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Among counselors, ethical dilemmas occur often. Although ethical dilemmas are challenging, they can be solved by implementing a code of ethics and/or an ethical decision-making model. Using case studies, the authors illustrate how counselors can make informed, accurate decisions that are made to protect the welfare of the client. It also helps counselors avoid ethical violations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalThe Family Journal
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2008


  • case studies
  • ethical decision making
  • marriage and family counseling


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