Taking the High Road: Ethics and Practice in Disability and Disability-Related Evaluations
When Studs Terkel penned that people must work “or else,” it is unlikely he was thinking about mental health disability and disability-related evaluations. Nevertheless, such evaluations commonly occur, often in a highly charged context of claims, conflict, and dispute. The outcome of these mental health evaluations can be life altering. Careers, financial stability, benefits, or legal decisions and awards can hinge upon the opinion of a mental health professional.