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Ethics in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Standards, Research, and Emerging Issues (2nd Edition)

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Mental health professionals are, by the very nature of our work, at significant risk for unknowingly engaging in unethical behavior. Welfel’s comprehensive work reduces this risk by covering the major areas of ethical concern in an informative and reader-friendly manner. Her explanations of major ethical issues include competence to practice, confidentiality, informed consent, sexual contact, nonsexual dual relationships, counseling in school settings, supervision, consultation, and teaching and research.

This course is based on the , Ethics in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Standards, Research, and Emerging Issues (2nd Edition) created by Elizabeth R. Welfel, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Elizabeth R. Welfel, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Welfel is professor and coordinator of graduate programs in counseling at Cleveland State University. She has published on the topic of ethical issues in counseling and psychotherapy for nearly 20 years.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to describe the author’s 10-step model for ethical decision making

  2. to discuss the major ethical issues facing mental health practitioners

  3. to formulate responses to case illustrations that involve ethical decision making

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