In each issue of TILT we shall be presenting an ethical dilemma about a Web 2.0 experience and other ethical topics related to mental health and technology, and inviting readers to comment at the Online Therapy Institute’s social network. In the following issue of TILT, we shall publish a selection of comments about what YOU would do when faced with the dilemma.
A longer version of this issue’s Ethical Dilemma, with responses, will appear in the November issue as the CyberSupervision Column with Anne Stokes.
HERE’S THE DILEMMA
Chris, one of your online supervisees has sent you an email describing the client Jo, and has told you previously that there is “something that I wasn’t quite ‘getting’”. The Supervisee is receiving information from the client that she feels is a different story to the one she was giving on the intake form. For example, the client’s alcohol intake appears to be much higher than stated, and she also makes statements that indicate she is underage and not 19 as the Supervisee was told. The Supervisee is unsure whether to challenge the client or wait for more information…
… read the complete story ~ http://issuu.com/onlinetherapyinstitute/docs/tiltiss7?mode=window&pageNumber=22
This article first appeared in the September 2011 issue of TILT Magazine ~ Therapeutic Innovations in Light of Technology.