Ethical Legal and Professional Issues in Counseling

Author: Theodore P. Remley, Jr.
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0134061640
Release Date: 2015-04
Genre: Business & Economics

This authoritative resource, written by two counseling professors—one an attorney and the other an expert in ethics—explores the most difficult ethical, legal, and professional challenges in counseling in an easy-to-understand manner. Ideal for instructors who do not specialize in the topics presented, and for students who are learning about the counseling profession,Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling includes numerous case studies throughout not only to highlight difficult situations faced by counselors, but also to give readers the benefit of the authors' best thinking on how to resolve the dilemmas. The complex legal, ethical, and professional counseling issues are analyzed and discussed in a manner that allows counselors to resolve challenging situations as they arise in their practice. Included is practical advice on how to manage ethical and legal issues such as using technology and social media, counseling minors and vulnerable adults, counseling clients who may be suicidal or violent, responding to subpoenas; setting boundaries with clients, students, and supervisees serving as gatekeepers for the counseling profession; developing a private practice, responding to complaints, and practicing in a diversity-sensitive manner. The topics are relevant for school counselors, clinical mental health counselors, college counselors, rehabilitation counselors, marriage and family counselors, substance abuse counselors, and counselors who practice in other specialties. As a text it is appropriate for undergraduate, master's level, and doctoral level human services and counseling.

Introduction to the Profession of Counseling

Author: Frank A. Nugent
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0135144302
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: Education

This book presents a comprehensive introduction to professional counseling, a profession that helps individuals, groups, and families work through troubles arising from problems experienced in everyday life. As with previous editions, this text's philosophical and theoretical orientation to counseling is based on a phenomenological, psychosocial, life-span developmental approach. In this approach counselors help persons resolve or work through situational, developmental transitions and conflicts within a multicultural context. Highlights of the new edition: The issue of technology and online counseling has been addressed in several chapters throughout the text. A new section entitled "Counseling Activities" has been added to encompass the chapters describing the most common work activities of counselors. A new chapter on consultation has been included focusing on consultation in schools, mental health agencies, and organizational settings. Updated information on accreditation of training programs and licensing and certification requirements. Updated discussion of professional, ethical, and legal issues in counseling to reflect the 2005 ACA Code of Ethics. Updated material about the role of theories in guiding, evaluating and improving the practice of counseling. Revised information about the profession of school counseling and added information about the ASCA National Model for school counseling programs.

Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling

Author: Kenneth S. Pope
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119195467
Release Date: 2016-01-11
Genre: Psychology

The ethics book no psychology student or professional should be without Thoroughly updated and expanded to include recent research findings, landmark legal decisions, the Hoffman Investigation Report, and changes in the ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association, the new 5th edition of Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling covers the latest developments in ethical thinking, standards, and practice. You'll learn how to strengthen your ethical awareness, judgement, and decision-making. Distinguished Emeritus Professor Don Meichenbaum described the 5th edition as 'a MUST READ book for both beginning and seasoned clinicians' and Professor David H. Barlow wrote, 'A stunningly good book. . . . If there is only one book you buy on ethics, this is the one.' Covers the many changes and challenges brought about by new technology, EHRs, videoconferencing, and texting, as well as practicing across state and provincial borders Discusses moral distress and moral courage Includes 5 chapters on different aspects of critical thinking about ethical challenges, including a chapter on 'Ethics Placebos, Cons, and Creative Cheating: A User's Guide' Deals with complex issue of culture, race, religion, sexual identity, sexual orientation, and politics Provides steps to strengthen ethics in organizations Offers guidance on responding to ethics, licensing, and malpractice complaints—not to imply that you'll need to after reading this book! Keeps the focus on practical, creative approaches to the responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities encountered by therapists and counselors in their work

Ethics and Professional Issues in Couple and Family Therapy

Author: Megan J. Murphy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317240440
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Psychology

Ethics and Professional Issues in Couple and Family Therapy, Second Edition builds upon the strong foundations of the first edition. This new edition addresses the 2015 AAMFT Code of Ethics as well as other professional organizations’ codes of ethics, and includes three new chapters: one on in-home family therapy, a common method of providing therapy to clients, particularly those involved with child protective services; one chapter on HIPAA and HITECH Regulations that practicing therapists need to know; and one chapter on professional issues, in which topics such as advertising, professional identity, supervision, and research ethics are addressed. This book is intended as a training text for students studying to be marriage and family therapists.

Christian Counseling Ethics

Author: Randolph K. Sanders
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830895984
Release Date: 2013-04-20
Genre: Religion

"For the clients who see us in counseling . . . theological purity will make little difference if we do not practice with ethical integrity." Randolph K. Sanders, from chapter one The work of psychotherapy and counseling is full of ethical challenges and dilemmas. Responding to these situations with wisdom is critical, not only for the professional s credibility, but also for good therapeutic relationships and positive treatment outcomes. Since its first publication, Christian Counseling Ethics has become a standard reference work for Christian psychologists, counselors and pastors and a key text at Christian universities and seminaries. This thoroughly revised edition retains core material on counseling ethics that has made it so valuable in a variety of settings. Now fully updated, it weighs and assesses new and emerging ethical issues in the field. For example, the current volume explores ethical issues involved in: multiple relationships confidentiality documentation therapist competence and character addressing spiritual and value issues in therapy teletherapy individual and couples therapy counseling with minors psychological first aid after disasters counseling crossculturally In addition, the book considers dilemmas Christian therapists face in specific settings such as: church-based counseling centers government and military institutions missions organizations college counseling centers Psychologist Randolph Sanders has assembled a distinguished team of clinicians and academicians to address the issues. They include W. Brad Johnson, Alan Tjeltveit, Everett Worthington, Sally Schwer Canning, Siang-Yang Tan, Tamara Anderson, Stanton Jones, Jennifer Ripley, Angela Sabates, Mark Yarhouse, Richard Butman and Cynthia Eriksson.

Ethics in Counseling Psychotherapy

Author: Elizabeth Welfel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840028587
Release Date: 2012-01-23
Genre: Philosophy

Revised to reflect recent ethical, legal, and professional developments, Welfel’s ETHICS IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY prepares readers to deal effectively with the complex issues they will confront in practice. The book’s ten-step model of ethical decision making guides students and practitioners as they work through and analyze complicated ethics cases that demonstrate some of the most challenging dilemmas that they will face. This edition explores more fully how technology, including social networking, relates to ethical issues, and also discusses in more depth the ethical issues that may arise when counseling clients from different cultural backgrounds, clients with disabilities, and older adults. The text familiarizes readers with the field’s key scholarly writings and, by examining emerging ethical issues, enables students to advance beyond their basic awareness and knowledge of the professional codes of ethics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Guide to Crisis Intervention

Author: Kristi Kanel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285965819
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Education

This practical nuts-and-bolts guide provides readers with the skills necessary to handle any crisis situation. The book utilizes the comprehensive ABC Model of Crisis Intervention, which can be used as effectively for day-to-day interactions as for emergency situations. A GUIDE TO CRISIS INTERVENTION, 5th Edition addresses such crises as drug abuse, secondary PTSD, crisis worker burnout, AIDS, suicide, death and dying, Alzheimer's, and victimization and abuse. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Boundary Issues in Counseling

Author: Barbara Herlihy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119026235
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Genre: Psychology

Fully revised in accordance with the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics and the current ethical codes of other mental health organizations, Boundary Issues in Counseling reflects the helping profession’s most up-to-date thinking on this topic and offers a wide range of opinions and perspectives. Ethics experts Barbara Herlihy and Gerald Corey, along with 40 guest contributors, share their thoughts on the ethical issues surrounding sexual dual relationships; multiculturalism and social justice; counselor education, supervision, and consultation; group counseling; couples and family counseling; and school counseling. In addition, coverage extends to specialty areas, such as disaster mental health, private practice, addictions and rehabilitation counseling, rural practice, counseling in the military and forensic counseling. This highly regarded book is essential reading for counselors struggling to find a clear personal position on the myriad issues that can arise with multiple relationships. It is also an ideal supplemental text for courses in ethics and professional issues, as well as for practicum and internship seminars to train the next generation of counselors. Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.

ACA Ethical Standards Casebook

Author: Barbara Herlihy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119025382
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Psychology

“This practical guide is ideal both for teaching future members of the profession about their ethical responsibilities and for reinforcing ethical competence among current professionals. We strongly recommend this book.” Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, ABPP W. Brad Johnson, PhD Loyola University Maryland United States Naval Academy Coauthors, Ethics Desk Reference for Counselors, 2nd Edition “Herlihy and Corey’s text boosts the reader’s ethical understanding leaps and bounds above mere reading of the ACA Code of Ethics. With multifaceted case study examples and an integrated approach to tackling ethical dilemmas, this book is a must-read for students, counselors, counselor educators, and supervisors.” Shannon Hodges, PhD Michael Knight Niagara University Graduate Student, Niagara University ACA Ethics Revision Task Force Member The seventh edition of this top-selling text provides a comprehensive resource for understanding the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics and applying its principles to daily practice. Each individual standard of the Code is presented with an explanatory case vignette, and a Study and Discussion Guide is provided at the beginning of each major section of the Code to stimulate thought and discussion. Common ethical concerns, with instructive case studies, are then explored in individual chapters. Topics addressed include client rights and informed consent, social justice and counseling across cultures, confidentiality, counselor competence, working with minor clients, managing boundaries, client harm to self or others, counselor training and supervision, research and publication, and the intersection of ethics and law. Chapters new to this edition examine managing value conflicts and the issues surrounding new technology, social media, and online counseling. The Casebook also contains an Inventory of Attitudes and Beliefs About Ethical Issues to assist counselors in developing a personal ethical stance. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings

Author: Samuel T. Gladding
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134385617
Release Date: 2017-02-28
Genre: Education

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to MyCounselingLab® with Pearson eText. To order MyCounselingLab® with Pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0134386779. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. For courses in Community/Agency Counseling. A strong foundation for building counseling skills that addresses the latest CACREP standards. Rapid changes in our world compel changes in the way mental health counselors must practice. Focusing on approaches that promote prevention, early intervention, wellness, and advocacy, Clinical Mental Health Counseling in Community and Agency Settings gives today’s counseling students a user-friendly yet scholarly approach to all aspects of their future profession. The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) now recognizes only Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) programs that have met the accreditation standards; therefore, the authors now focus exclusively on clinical mental health counseling to give students a strong base in this specialty area. Gladding and Newsome examine the history and professional foundations of counseling, legal and ethical issues, counseling with diverse populations, multiple roles and functions of clinical mental health counselors, and the many settings in which clinical mental health counselors practice. Information presented in the chapters is supplemented with narratives supplied by mental health professionals employed across counseling settings, who share their views of the rewards and challenges associated with the services they provide. In addition, case studies in each chapter provide opportunities for students to grapple with challenging issues faced by clinical mental health counselors. Also available with Pearson MyLab Counseling This title is also available with Pearson MyLab Counseling - an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with the text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students see key concepts demonstrated through video clips, practice what they learn, test their understanding, and receive feedback to guide their learning and ensure they master key learning outcomes.

Counseling in Schools

Author: John J. Schmidt
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0132851717
Release Date: 2013-02-18
Genre: Education

Counseling in Schools by John J. Schmidt provides critical information about the school counseling profession and the leadership role professional counselors have in today's schools. Widely popular in its previous edition, the book traces the development of school counseling, presents contemporary roles and functions for school counselors, and explores future possibilities for the profession. Included are a variety of resources to help counseling students and professionals seeking information about the nature of school counseling services deal effectively with the roles and functions the job today, and explore possibilities for the profession tomorrow, among them: case studies; exercises; samples of program designs for elementary, middle, and high school counseling centers; a look at the ASCA National Model® and other approaches; and much more.

Family Therapy

Author: Samuel T. Gladding
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133587265
Release Date: 2014-04-23
Genre: Education

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133833720. Considered the most thorough, well-written book in the field, Samuel T. Gladding’s, Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice, give readers clear coverage of all aspects of working with couples and families from proven, evidence-based theories. In a user-friendly organization and writing style, it covers important background information on healthy and functional families and different types of families, and includes an overview of how individual and family life cycles intertwine. The basic processes involved in treating couples and families are made clear, before delving into a dozen theoretical ways of treating families. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and internet resources. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.