Ethical practice is an essential aspect of counselor training. In order for counselors to competently work with clients, they must be well versed in ethical codes, ethical decision making, and legal issues impacting the profession. Ethical Decision Making for the 21st Century Counselor provides the fundamentals of ethical practice, with emphasis on ethical decision making and is structured to facilitate the development of these skills and understanding and applying them. Individuals will be able to incorporate ethical practice into their understanding of the counseling process and integrate ethical decision making models into their counseling practice. This unique approach differs from existing texts because of its strong emphasis on practical decision making and focus on understanding the process of applying a standard ethical decision model to any ethical scenario. Students build a foundation in how to evaluate an ethical situation and feel confident that they have applied a set of decision models to reach the best decision. Ethical Decision Making for the 21st Century Counselor is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs). To learn more about each text in the series, please visit

Counselor Education and Supervision

Counselor Education and Supervision

In the second year of her counseling program, Marnie is assigned to Dr. Whitaker for supervision. During the supervisory process, Marnie becomes aware of some personal issues that are blocking her from being successful in her internship. Dr. Whitaker helps her define these areas and suggests ways Marnie can work on them. One suggestion is for Marnie to seek personal counseling. Marnie would like to, but her time is limited being a full-time graduate student and working her internship full-time. She has a great relationship with Dr. Whitaker and knows that she could work through these concerns in supervision. She asks Dr. Whitaker to work with her on these issues and is surprised when Dr. Whitaker refuses ...

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