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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in an ethical and legal issues in counseling unit of a standard counseling 101 course. Topics covered include:
- Counselor licensing requirements
- Types of certification and continuing education requirements
- Ethical and unethical behavior in counseling
- Legal concerns and issues in counseling
- Civil and criminal liability and malpractice
- Rights of minors
1. Counselor Licensing and Certification Requirements
Have you wondered about licensure or certification as a counselor? Are you curious about the difference between them? In this lesson, we will be looking at licensure and certification, what the differences and similarities are, and the requirements.
2. The Importance of Ethics in Counseling
In this lesson, we will be looking at the ethical issues a new counselor should be familiar with and prepared to handle. These issues include things breaching confidentiality and financial issues.
3. Legal Issues in Counseling
In this lesson, we will be looking at the legal issues in counseling. We will be discussing the importance of credentialing, what the client's rights are regarding their records, privileged communication, duty to report child abuse, and duty to warn.
4. Civil and Criminal Liability and the Rights of Minors in Counseling
In this lesson, we will learn about legal issues counselors need to consider when going into practice, such as general information on civil and criminal liability, malpractice, expert and lay witnesses, premature termination, and the rights of minors.
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Other chapters within the Counseling 101: Help and Review course
- The History of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Help and Review
- The Professional Counselor: Help and Review
- The Counseling Process: Help and Review
- Theoretical Approaches in Counseling: Help and Review
- Human Growth and Development in Counseling: Help and Review
- School Counseling: Help and Review
- Career Counseling: Help and Review
- Help & Review for Substance Abuse, Mental Health & Rehabilitation Counseling
- Social and Cultural Elements of Counseling: Help and Review
- Marriage and Family Counseling: Help and Review
- Group Counseling: Help and Review