Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Summer Addendum

COUN 2650 - Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice

This course focuses understanding on ethical and legal issues involved in the conduct of working with individuals, groups, couples and families. The course emphasizes ethical and legal principles in clinical counseling, group counseling and couples and family therapy and research and evaluation. Students examine the codes of ethics of professional counseling and marriage and family therapy associations and state/provincial laws and regulations governing mental health professions. Students develop understanding of their own attitudes and perspectives on ethical dilemmas in clinical work and research. 3 credit(s)