Legal Issues in Counseling


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Counselor licensure is

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Free 5-day trial
It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.
Already registered? Login here for access

1. Duty to warn protects

2. Counselors reporting child abuse

Start your free trial to access this entire page
A premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

The legal issues confronting counselors are many, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the terms surrounding this topic. The quiz covers many vocabulary terms from the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the definitions or concepts of:

  • Counselor licensure
  • Duty to Warn
  • Reporting of Child Abuse
  • Privileged Communications
  • Client Records

Skills Practiced

This quiz & worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as client confidentiality and privileged communication
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of state licensure of counselors and how it can assure minimum standards for the profession
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding privileged communications and how it protects clients during legal proceedings
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about client confidentiality and the exceptions thereof

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Legal Issues in Counseling. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define client confidentiality and the exceptions to this rule
  • Understand how licensing laws impact the counseling profession
  • Understand how privileged communications between counselor and client can be protected in a court of law