Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:
Description: This course might begin with a review of models or influences affecting the practice of counseling psychology along with professional organizations. Issues and ethical conflicts addressed would include client rights and confidentiality, dual relationships, proper use of assessment, ethical concerns that arise in various forms of counseling or with special populations, and professional competence and continuing education. Other professional topics to be addressed include supervision and professional relationships in the community, malpractice and legal issues, multicultural concerns, and personal values and awareness including the issue of distress and impairment. In addition to reading and discussion, students will analyze case dilemmas and research areas of professional interest.