Ethics in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Standards, Research, and Emerging Issues

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Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2006 - Philosophy - 446 pages
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This book prepares readers to deal effectively with the complex ethical and legal issues they will confront in practice. Dr. Welfel provides a ten-step model of ethical decision making that 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. In this edition, Dr. Welfel provides the most current information on the market, including up-to-date coverage of the newly adopted ACA Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and the APA Ethical Principles. The text also brings students past their basic awareness and knowledge of these professional codes of ethics by familiarizing readers with the field's key scholarly writings and by examining emerging ethical issues.

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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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Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel is professor and director of the doctoral programs in counseling at Cleveland State University.

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