Steeped in vivid case examples, therapeutic dialogue and points for reflection, Brief Counselling in Schools, Third Edition is a highly practical and accessible guide to helping and supporting young people experiencing difficulties both at home and at school or college. Covering issues from low self-esteem and sexuality, to substance misuse and aggression, Dennis Lines draws on a method of brief integrative counseling to illustrate how a time-limited therapy can work effectively in an often pressured and time-limited setting.
Chapter 4: Legal and Ethical Codes in School Counselling
Legal and Ethical Codes in School Counselling
There are particular legal and ethical issues to consider when counselling in school or college, issues which arise when working with this specific age group in educational settings. As outlined in Chapter 3, each institution will prescribe its own codes of working, but there will be laws and regulations of the state that apply to everyone. Although this chapter focuses primarily on UK legislation, there will be common injunctions of all educational institutions in western democracies.
[Page 51]Chapter 3 covered the need to have a working contract and a written job description for the role of the counsellor to be ...