Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling
Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall, Jul 1, 2006 - Philosophy - 462 pages
Updated to include the new ACA Code of Ethics, this comprehensive volume from two leaing scholars offers an in-depth examination of professional issues in counseling from both an ethical "and "legal point of view. Difficult issues are address in a straightforward manner, and practical, realistic advice is proffered through vignettes that showcae typical situations and dilemmas faced by practicing counselors. Unique in-depth coverage of legal issues as well as ethics. The only text written by both a lawyer and an expert in ethics, all issues in the text are examined from both a legal and an ethical perspective. [See pages 78, 96-108, 116, and 121-122 for a few examples of the book's coverage of the law.] Integrated coverage of the ethical and legal issues involved in working with diverse clients. The text contains a separate multicultural chapter [Chapter 3] as well as integrated coverage of diversity in every chapter. [See the detailed table of contents for the "Diversity Considerations" section in each chapter.] Accompanying video vignettes. An interactive CD-Rom containing twenty video cases that present realistic counseling challenges involving a variety of clients in numerous and varied settings can be ordered as an adjunct to the text. The CD scaffolds users in the analysis of each of these ethcial dilemmas and then provides the user with feedback to their analysis. Gives prospective counselors a bona fide feel for the actual counseling session--facilitates students' reflection and provides practice in ethical decision making.
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FOUNDATIONS Chapter 1 Introduction
Professional Identity of Counselors
Professional Practice in a Multicultural Society
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