Scattergood Ethics

Consultation Services

Increasingly complex and ethically fraught healthcare delivery systems demand that providers maintain a sharp focus on their healing mission and ensure the best interests of their patients, clients, and employees are served. To meet these demands, faculty from the Center for Bioethics and the ScattergoodEthics Program provide ethics education, consultation and training services to behavioral healthcare agencies large and small.

We offer several kinds of education and training programs, all customizable to meet your organization's specific needs:

  • Leadership retreats
  • Comprensive curricula and seminar series
  • Issue and case-based seminars
  • Ethics committee training and support

Ethics Policy Development
The development and effective implentation of ethics policies can help to cultivate and support an organizational culture based on accountability, core values and ethical awareness.   We offer services designed to assess organizational needs and design ethics policies and procedures for topics including but not limited to: ethics committee make-up and consultation process, conflicts of interest, mental health research ethics, ethical-legal conflicts, matters of indiviudal conscience, client-provider boundaries, and client confidentiality.

Ethics Case Consultation
Ethicists from the  ScattergoodEthics program are availble to support your organization's ethics committee or ethics officer by reviewing cases, providing resources and offering recommendations on a case-by-case basis.

For more information on our range of consultation services, please contact us.