M2: Discussion: Ethical Issues

After you have completed your assigned readings, respond to all of the discussion board questions. Take into consideration the requirements as you create your response.

Discussion Prompt
Please be sure to answer all of the questions provided.

What ethical issues have you encountered in your work with people who are dying and/or grieving?
If you have not yet had any ethical issues, what issues do you think you could encounter?
How did or how would you handle them?
How would you start the conversation with Ms. Phillips in the scenario at the beginning of this module?

Respond to each discussion question/topic with a meaningful and thoughtful response. Your initial post should have 250-500 words, and it is due by the posted due date. Remember, you may assume a conversational style on the discussion boards. You can use first-person references, such as “I” and “my.” For example, your discussion responses can say, “What I found was…” and “In my experience, I learned that…” or “What I was left wondering was…” For your initial post, be sure to support your dialogue by including a citation from a scholarly source. Be sure to include a personal and/or professional experience in each discussion post.

readings: Hooyman, N. & Kramer, B. (2008). Living through loss: Interventions across the life span. New York, NY: Columbia University Press. Chapter 1 Stillion, J. M. & Attig, T. (Eds.). (2014). Death, dying, and bereavement: Contemporary perspectives, institutions, and practices. New York, NY: Springer. Chapter 6 Chapter 7