Ethics in Counseling & Psychotherapy

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-05-04
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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ETHICS IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY prepares readers to deal effectively with the complex ethical and legal issues they will confront in practice. With a 10-step model of ethical decision making, this contemporary and relevant counseling text prepares students to deal effectively with the complex ethical and legal issues that they will confront in practice. Numerous case studies, followed by the author's analysis of the cases, help students structure their thinking and apply professional standards to complex cases. Coverage includes ethics, legal research, and the professional literature of major topics in ethics (such as consent, confidentiality, and multiple relationships) and in applied settings (such as community mental health, private practice, schools, and teaching/research).

Table of Contents

Introduction to Professional Ethics: A Psychology and Philosophy for Ethical Practice
A Model for Ethical practice: Using Resources to Enhance Individual Judgment and Ethical Resolve
Ethical Practice in a Multicultural Society: The Promise of Justice
Competence to Practice: Building a Foundation for Doing Good and Avoiding Harm
Confidentiality: Supporting the Client's Right to Privacy
Informed Consent: Affirming the Client's Freedom of Choice
Sexual Misconduct: Violations of Power and Trust
Nonsexual Multiple Relationships and Boundary Issues: Risking Objectivity and Client Welfare
Group and Family Interventions: Unique Ethical responsibilities
The Ethics of Assessment: Using Fair Procedures in Responsible Ways
Ethics in Community, Consulting and Forensic Settings: Avoiding Conflicts Of Interest
The Counselor in the Schools: Applying Professional Standards to the Educational Culture
The Ethics of Supervision: Modeling Responsible Behavior
Counselors as Teachers and Researchers: Integrity, Science, and Care
Responsibilities for Self and Colleagues: Reporting, Recovery and Rehabilitation of Misconduct
American Counseling Association Code of Ethics
American Psychological Association Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Psychologists
List of Specialized Ethics Codes and Guidelines for Practice in Mental Health Disciplines
Author Index
Subject Index
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