Ethics and social media

Ethics and social media

Today Jaimie Andrews shares the last blog post in our series on ethics, this time tackling the very current concerns of confidentiality and consent on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Happy reading! Ethical guidelines on social media: Guidelines related to...
Unpacking Client Confidentiality

Unpacking Client Confidentiality

The second last post in our ethics series is written by Jaimie Andrews, as she helps us to understand what client confidentiality really means.  Thank you Jaimie! Unpacking Client Confidentiality The contents of the HPCSA’s Ethical Booklets Five and Nine have become...
Informed Consent and Confidentiality

Informed Consent and Confidentiality

The next post in our Ethics series looks at Informed Consent and Confidentiality, written by our SAISI Ethics expert Dana Katz.  Thank you Dana! INFORMED CONSENT and CONFIDENTIALITY (HPCSA Booklets 4 and 5) This blog will specifically be addressing informed consent...

What is a duty?

Thank you to Jaimie Andrews for writing the third of our blog posts on ethics.  This week we look at the various types of duties and what they mean in practice.  Happy reading! What is a duty? “A duty is an obligation to do or refrain from doing something.” It’s...
Ethical Dilemmas

Ethical Dilemmas

Today’s blog post is the third in our series on ethics, written by Dana Katz, who holds the ethics portfolio on SAISI’s board. What is an Ethical Dilemma? At one time or another, we will all find ourselves in a bit of a pickle, having to make a difficult...