“Moyer and Crews move beyond simply presenting and explaining the ethical code. In this book, they challenge counselors-in-training to grapple with their own values and understand how ethical decision-making is influenced by the lens through which they see the world as much as it is influenced by the actual code.” —Kristi Gibbs, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Applied Ethics and Decision Making in Mental Health covers professional issues and ethical decision making related to the codes of ethics of the American Counseling Association, the American Psychological Association, and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy in an easy-to-read format, connecting ethical standards to real-life scenarios. This book not only focuses on the various aspects of legal issues and codes of ethics, but also includes ethical decision making models and exploration into the philosophy behind ethical decision making. By challenging readers to understand their own morals, values, and beliefs, this in-depth guide encourages critical thinking, real world application, and classroom discussion using case illustrations, exercises, and examples of real dialogue in every chapter.

Ethics in Theory, Practice, and Professional Relationships

Ethics in Theory, Practice, and Professional Relationships

I am always more interested in what I am about to do than what I have already done.

—Rachel Carson

Chapter 7 reviews the ethics of practice and the daily activities of being a professional counselor. The authors discuss everything from relationships with other professionals to being an employer and being an employee. All related areas of the code of ethics will be discussed in detail; however, emphasis will be put on how the code can be applied to real-world activities. There are many gray areas in the ethical code, and readers will again be challenged to evaluate not only their decisions on many ethical dilemmas but also how they go about making ...

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