This course covers ethics, laws and standards as related to professional conduct and counseling. This course discusses legal and ethical decisions a counselor would encounter in the clinical setting. Students will be oriented to the field of counseling through the ACA and NBCC ethics codes. Topics discussed would be professionalism, confidentiality, competence, duty to warn and protect, and diversity with clients. Clinical case examples and cultural considerations will be discussed.
* This course may be offered as PSY 690.