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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 613 - Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice in Counseling

This course provides a foundation for the ethical practice of counseling focusing on such issues as ethical decision-making through an understanding of legal and ethical standards of practice for counselors including self-examination. Issues such as client rights, confidentiality, dual relationships, duty to warn, consent for treatment, and ethical consideration of special populations are reviewed. Licensing, federal and regional laws associated with various counseling specialty areas including school, clinical mental health and rehabilitation counseling.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 3