American Mental Health Counselors Association. (2020). AMHCA standards for the practice of clinical mental health counseling [Living Document]. This document provides a guideline of best practices for professional counselors within the field of mental health.
American Counseling Association (Producer). (2010). The counselor as person and professional [Video file]. Alexander Street Database. This film focuses on discussing characteristics of effective counselors, such as being culturally competent, managing boundaries, and practicing self care.