“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 School Counseling

Ethics in School Counseling

It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time—for we are bound by that—but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.

—T. S. Eliot

The ASCA Ethical Standards, like the ACA Code of Ethics, is broken up into various sections (e.g., confidentiality, responsibilities to the profession, technology, responsibilities to clients/students, etc.). However, the ASCA Code of Ethics specifically addresses requirements for professional school counselors. The ACA Code of Ethics has merely two standards (i.e., B.5.a. [Responsibilities to Clients] and B.5.b. [Responsibilities to Parents and Legal Guardians]) addressing ethical issues with minors and students, whereas the ASCA Code of Ethics is an entire document. The remainder of ...

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