Herlihy, B., & Corey, G. (2014). ACA ethical standards casebook.. American Counseling Association. Read Part I: Introduction and Chapter 3. This resource provides the student will a plethora of ethical case studies, which helps the student to understand ethics in action. The case studies will be used in the course to help students think through ethical dilemmas.
Blease, C., Kelley, J. M., & Trachsel, M. (2018). Informed consent in psychotherapy: Implications of evidence-based practice. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 48(2), 69–78. Informed consent is a basic concept of ethical practice. This article explains the use of informed consent in the practice of counseling and psychotherapy.
DeFehr, J. N. (2020). “Voluntarily, knowingly, and intelligently”: Protecting informed consent in school-based mental health referrals. Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 29(1), 7–24. This article provides a unique look at the practice of informed consent in the context of schools. Counseling in schools is an important setting for counselors and mental health professionals, understanding how informed consent works in the community setting is important.
American Counseling Association. (2014). ACA code of ethics Read Section A The American Counseling Association is the premiere counseling association, whose agreed upon code of ethics are what governs the profession of counseling. It is essential that students know and understand their ethical responsibilities detailed in this document.