KEY FEATURES: Unlike most literature related to behavioral health services for adolescents, this text is crafted specifically for the profession of counseling. Case scenarios address critical issues impacting today's adolescents including their characteristics, technology issues, diagnoses and typologies, special needs, and interventions involving treatment planning. Themes that are commonly faced by teens, including trauma, grief, loss, substance use, emotional issues, sexual development, and peers are covered. A diverse range of adolescents from both urban and non-urban settings are examined. This book addresses a broad audience that includes students in behavioral health training, counseling, and school programs; the practicing provider; and administrative/clinical supervisors and educators.

Who Is the Client? Key Ethical and Legal Issues

Chapter 17 Who is the client? key ethical and legal issues


The welfare of clients is a major concern within society and it seems that joining together over their well-being is something we can all agree on. A legal counseling practice should be something providers aspire to embody and not simply do. According to Parrott (2003), the foundation of legal counseling is “virtuous.” It was further stated that virtue should be defined as a trait or a part of one’s character, rather ...

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