Description
Legal and Ethical Issues for the Professional Counselor
3 Graduate Credits
The purpose of this course is to prepare graduate students to develop ethical reasoning capabilities to resolve ethical dilemmas, that they are likely to encounter in counseling, psychology, and specialty practices (e.g., rehabilitation counseling, mental health counseling, alcohol and substance abuse counseling, marriage and family counseling, group counseling, supervision, consultation, and research). Students are afforded opportunities to: (1) utilize self-assessment tools to clarify value systems; (2) analyze the influence of basic principles underlying ethical standards of behavior; and (3) assess codes of ethics as a content guide; an utilize a systematic decision-making model as a mechanism for resolving ethical dilemmas.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
PSYC 507
Academic Group
College of Beh and Social Scie
Academic Organization
Appl Psyc & Rehab Counseling
Campus
Coppin State University