Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Counselling

Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Counselling

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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Counseling Ethics, Legal Issues in Counseling; a supplement for Introduction to Counseling, Practicum, or Internship courses. From two leading scholars in the field of counseling, and written specifically for the future practicing counselor, this comprehensive volume offers an in-depth examination of the counseling profession. The authors approach each professional issue in counseling from both an ethical and a legal point-of-view, offering readers a complete, integrated exploration of all facets. Difficult issues are addressed in a straightforward manner, and practical, realistic advice is proffered through vignettes that showcase typical situations and dilemmas faced by practicing more

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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 190.5 x 228.6 x 22.9mm | 748.44g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0131128140
  • 9780131128149

Table of contents

SECTION I: FOUNDATIONS 1. Introduction 2. Professional Identity of Counselors 3. Professional Practice in a Multicultural Society SECTION II: ISSUES 4. Client Welfare and Informed Consent 5. Confidentiality and Privileged Communication 6. Records and Subpoenas 7. Competence and Malpractice 8. Boundary Issues 9. Counseling Children and Vulnerable Adults 10. Counseling Families and Groups 11. Evaluation, Testing, and Diagnosis 12. Professional Relationships and Private Practice 13. Technology and Health Care Plans 14. Issues in Counselor Education 15. Supervision and Consultation 16. Research and Publications 17. Resolving Legal and Ethical Issues APPENDICES A. American Counseling Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice B. Contact Information C. American Counseling Association Cross-Cultural Competencies D. Association for Specialists in Group Work: Principles for Diversity-Competent Group Workers E. Counseling Disclosure and Agreement Forms F. Client Request Form to Transfer Records G. Clinical Supervision Model Agreement H. APA Record Keeping Guidelines I. Examples of Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Statutes J. ACA Standards for the Internet K. Clinical Supervision Model Agreement L. Ethical Guidelines for Counseling Supervisors REFERENCES INDEXESshow more

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