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Ethical Dilemma: Accessing Client’s Online Information
vs. Client's Well-Being - Case Study
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Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Glueckauf, R. L., Maheu, M. M., Drude, K. P., Wells, B. A., Wang, Y., Gustafson, D. J., & Nelson, E.-L. (2018). Survey of psychologists’ telebehavioral health practices: Technology use, ethical issues, and training needs. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 49(3), 205–219.
Kolmes, K., & Taube, D. O. (2016). Client discovery of psychotherapist personal information online. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 47(2), 147–154.
Rigg, T. (2018). The ethical considerations of storing client information online. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 49(5-6), 332–335.
What do AMA and APA guidelines recommend you consider before using online information about a client? (For example social networking page and concern for well-being regarding - suicidal ideation, signs of distress, bullying, etc.) To select and enter your answer go to .