Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling
What are ethics and why are they important in our work? Ethics is a branch of philosophy concerned with how humans should live, and what should be considered right and wrong. The word originates from the ancient Greek word “ethos,” but the concept is much older, with every society possessing its own code of ethics.
- Identify and recognize how ethics impact their relationships and perspectives on quality client care.
- Demonstrate comprehension by being able to give examples of how they apply ethics in their work with clients and other professionals.
- Examine ethical principles and how they guide quality practice.
- Generalize ethical practice across several cases.
- Analyze their own model of ethical decision making to prepare them for complex cases and to manage all of the principles effectively when faced with stressful challenges.
Outline Part One
- Ethics and the Law
- Major ethical/legal issues encountered in practice
- Eight major areas of focus
- Ethical and Legal Issues
- The five moral-ethical principles
Outline Part Two
Ethical decision-making model (s)
Nuances of rural ethics.
Application of knowledge through assessment and discussion of specific cases.
Target Audience: Psychologist, Social Worker, Addiction Counselor, & Licensed Professional Counselors
- Lectures 4
- Quizzes 1
- Skill level Beginner to Intermediate
- Language English
- Students 1018
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
VIDEO RECORDING PART ONE
VIDEO RECORDING PART TWO