Ethics in Speech and Language Therapy is a key text for students, practitioners and managers alike. The demands of practice, legislation, registration and the recognition of competencies all point to the need for speech and language therapists to be explicitly educated about ethics. This book provides an overview of this key topic, grounds ethical practice in the broader context of morals and values; discusses frameworks for ethical decision making; discusses common ethical issues in speech and language therapy practice and service management; and considers factors which complicate ethical decision making.
|Publication date:||28th May 2009|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd|
|Categories:||Speech & language disorders & therapy, Medical ethics & professional conduct,|
Dr Richard Body is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK. Lindy McAllister is Deputy Head (Teaching & Learning) at the University of Queensland Medical School and Adjunct Associate Professor of Speech Pathology at Charles Sturt University, Australia.More About Richard Body