Negotiating the Gray Areas of Ethical Decision Making: Deaf Therapists Working in the Deaf Community

@inproceedings{Thew2010NegotiatingTG,
  title={Negotiating the Gray Areas of Ethical Decision Making: Deaf Therapists Working in the Deaf Community},
  author={Denise Thew},
  year={2010}
}
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing psychologists, who provide services to the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community, face unique dilemmas when dealing with overlapping relationships. Similar to psychologists from other small or rural communities, dual relationships are generally unavoidable. The ethical guidelines for psychologists do not provide for the exceptional struggles that many Deaf therapists face in this regard. This study was conducted to explore the decision-making patterns that Deaf therapists… CONTINUE READING

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