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Division 2 - Applied Ethics


Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will identify four major ethical traps.
  • Participants will be able to identify five Steps in Ethical Decision Making.
  • Participants will be able to describe functional perspectives on ethics found within day-to-day practice of their profession.


  • John Mc Mahon

    John Mc Mahon earned his Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Teaching from Western Michigan University in 1985, and his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from Western in 2013.

    Over the past 38+ years he has worked as a Vision Rehabilitation Therapist and program administrator in Maine, and as a VRT, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, and Low Vision Therapist in Michigan. He has been a long-time member of AER, and over the course of his career he has served in a variety of local and international positions in AER, ranging from Board of Directors and President of the Michigan chapter, Board of Directors of the Northeast Chapter, national committees for the VRT Division such as Certification and Code of Ethics, and as the Chair-elect, Chair, and Immediate Past Chair of the Division. Dr. McMahon currently serves as the Immediate Past-Chair of the AER Rehabilitation Counseling and Employment Services Division and as Secretary for the VRT Division, and served on the VRT Subject Matter Expert Committee of the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP). Dr. Mc Mahon currently holds ACVREP certification in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy, and has published articles and conducted numerous presentations on employment-related issues at various professional conferences through the years.

December 5, 2022
Mon 3:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 30M

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