Ethics in Counseling & Psychotherapy

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Cengage Learning, Jan 23, 2012 - Philosophy - 624 pages
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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.
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As far as reading about ethics goes (and the fact that different states have very different laws), this book does a good job of overviewing the 5 ethical precepts underlying ethical behavior ... Read full review

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As far as literature on the issues of ethics in the fields of counseling and psychotherapy goes, this is an excellent read. A multitude of ethical dilemmas are addressed and resolved through the use ... Read full review


A Framework for Understanding Professional Ethical Values and Standards
Major Ethical Issues for Counselors and Therapists
When Prevention Fails Ethical Responses to Unethical Behavior
Ethical Issues in Special Settings
American Counseling Association Code of Ethicsn and Standards of Practice
American Psychological Association Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
List of Specialized Ethics Codes and Guidelines in Mental Health Disciplines
Author Index
Subject Index

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About the author (2012)

Dr. Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel has taught courses in professional ethics, counseling theory, research, and personality testing in the Counselor Education program at Cleveland State University for the last 17 years. Prior to that, she was a member of the counseling psychology faculty at Boston College. She has published extensively in counseling journals, and is the co-author of THE COUNSELING PROCESS: A MULTITHEORETICAL INTEGRATIVE APPROACH, 6th Edition, also published by Brooks/Cole, a part of Cengage Learning.

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