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National Board for Certified Counselors Code of Ethics 2016

About the Course:

The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) is a professional certification board that certifies counselors as having met standards for the general and specialty practice of professional counseling established by the Board. The counselors certified by NBCC may identify with different professional associations and are often licensed by jurisdictions that promulgate codes of ethics. The NBCC code of ethics provides a minimal ethical standard for the professional behavior of all NBCC certificants. This code provides an expectation of and assurance for the ethical practice for all who use the professional services of an NBCC certificant. In addition, it serves the purpose of having an enforceable standard for all NBCC certificants and assures those served of some resource in case of a perceived ethical violation. This code is applicable to National Certified Counselors and those who are seeking certification from NBCC.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, National Board for Certified Counselors Code of Ethics 2016 created by NBCC Board of Directors in 2016.

Publication Date:

2016

Course Material Author

NBCC Board of Directors

NBCC Board of Directors authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially Counselors certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors, but also including psychologists, other counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about ethical standards for the practice of counseling. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the relationship between the NBCC Code of Ethics and any other Codes to which a given professional might be subject.
  2. Apply the NBCC Code of Ethics to the practice of counseling.
  3. List and explain the ethical obligations of Certifed Counselors to themselves, their employers, their professional associates, the individuals they serve, the Counseling profession, and society.
  4. Apply the NBCC Code of Ethics to the participation of Certified Counselors in research and publication activities.
  5. Define the ethical obligations of Certified Counselors providing professional supervision.

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Course Number 102481
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