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Christian Counseling Ethics by
Publication Date: 1997-06-09
A client raises spiritual questions. Can a Christian therapist working in a government agency talk with a client about faith?A young couple with two children asks a Christian counselor to help them negotiate an end to their marriage. What responsibility does the counselor have to try to repair the relationship?A youth group member confidentially reveals to the pastor that he is taking drugs. Should the pastor tell the boy's parents?A counselor who teaches a college course has a client show up for class. What should she do?These are just a few of the complex dilemmas that therapists, counselors and pastors face nearly every day. Handling these situations appropriately is critical for both the client's progress and the professional's personal credibility and protection from liability.State and federal codes, professional association statements and denominational guidelines have been drawn up to address ethical issues like competence, confidentiality, multiple relationships, public statements, third parties and documentation. In this book you'll find them all compiled and interpreted in light of Christian faith and practice.Written by qualified professional counselors and respected academic instructors, this book is an indispensable resource for understanding and applying ethics in Christian counseling today.
Publication Date: 1999-06-10
In addition to overviewing counseling's history as both a generic and specialized part of the helping profession, its theories, processes, issues, specialties, and trends, Gladding (counselor education, Wake Forest U.) in this edition (last, 1996 copyright) concentrates on the importance of the pers
Counseling Ethics by
Publication Date: 2012-10-01
How can philosophy guide our understanding of and approach to counseling ethics and techniques? Moving beyond the standard review of ethical issues and basic problem solving, this highly engaging new text for counseling professionals features innovative, experiential activities and case studies that promote in-depth thinking about the ethical, moral, and legal issues often confronted by counseling professionals. The book is designed to help counselors develop an appreciation for and confidence in their preferred set of philosophical ethics and become ethically autonomous professionals. To this end, it examines a full range of philosophical approaches to ethics, such as the well-known concepts of ethics codes and laws, as well as the less familiar ideas of existential phenomenology, care ethics, and virtues. Featuring contributions from leading counselor educators and practitioners representing a wide range of expertise in counseling specialties and ethical practice, this text presents ethical practice from a positive, proactive point of view rather than from a reactive or fear-based stance. It provides a solid foundation in ethical decision making, critical thinking, and best practices that will enable counseling professionals to navigate the maze of ethical codes and standards of care, while confidently practicing in a consistently ethical manner. The accompanying Instructor's Manual offers step-by-step guidance on how to facilitate classroom activities and case study discussions, as well as a sample syllabus and a selection of quiz and essay questions to enhance students' understanding of each chapter. The text is congruent with relevant ethical codes and CACREP curriculum standards. Key Features: .: Provides activity-based learning regarding all the ethical standards and legal issues counselors will face; Promotes in-depth critical thinking and a proactive, postitive approach to ethical and moral dilemmas; Includes examples across all counseling settings and specialties; Offers students multiple case examples that make ethical issues realistic and engaging; Features Instructor's Manual offering sample syllabus and resources for course activitie
Ethics in a Multicultural Context by
Publication Date: 2003-02-28
Ethics in a Multicultural Context is a practical text and resource book intended to help mental health practitioners and trainees develop ethical decision-making skills which reflect cultural responsiveness. The main focus is ethical decision-making in an applied counselling context. The book: covers ethical dilemmas arising in face-to-face counselling interactions; the supervisory relationship; and the teaching of counselling. Each chapter of Ethics in a Multicultural Context includes cases or critical incidents followed with suggested exercises that can be used in counsellor education settings, includes comprehensive and practical treatment on ethical decision-making in a multicultural context and focuses on strategies to promote critical thinking in regard to ethical multicultural practice.
Intentional Interviewing and Counseling by
Publication Date: 1998-07-17
In this edition of their best-selling text, Allen and Mary Bradford Ivey provide a practical approach that shows beginning counselors and therapists how to conduct effective interviews using the Iveys' original Microskills approach. Students learn to master basic listening and influencing skills, how to conduct a full interview using only listening skills, and how to adapt Microskills and interviewing plans to meet the needs of multicultural clients. Each chapter includes multicultural commentaries and lively case studies that remind students that different cultural groups think of the helping process in very different ways, and that issues of gender, language, religion, physical disability, affectional orientation, and experience with life trauma (such as child abuse, rape, the Vietnam war) are factors that should be considered during the counseling interview.