2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Oct 13, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 6306A - Ethics and Legal Issues in Counseling


(5 cr.) In this course, students are provided with an introduction to the field of professional counseling and the foundations of mental health counseling. They address the following topics: history, philosophy, client and counselor advocacy with an emphasis on the counselor’s role as social change agent, cultural dynamics, consultation, and trends in professional and mental health counseling. The counseling profession’s ethical standards are also addressed with an emphasis on the American Counseling Association code of ethics and counselor ethical decision-making processes.



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