School counselors face many challenges in the arena of law and ethics here are some tips for staying ethical and legal on the job. Title: a study of legal issues encountered by school counselors and perceptions of their preparedness to respond to legal challenges , by: hermann, mary a, professional school counseling, 1096-2409, october 1, 2002, vol 6, issue 1 database: academic search elite a study of legal issues encountered by school counselors.
Ethical and legal dilemmas in school counseling james f whittenberg, phd, lpc-s, csc karina hinojosa, ba rosy morales, ba 1 this presentation is intended to raise awareness of ethical, legal, and professional issues in school counseling, and reduce the risk of unethical or unlawful behavior that might result in legal complications for. Are there ethical issues with high school counselors who also maintain an independent college counseling business outside of school hours what if they only work with students outside their home district having a private college counseling business has the potential to create unethical dual relationships, yet the business can be.
The professional school counselor: zc provides parents/guardians with accurate, comprehensive and relevant information in an objective and caring manner, as is appropriate and consistent with ethical responsibilities to.
Ethical & legal issues pg2 in what capacity (eg, licensed professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, certified school counselor) is the professional operating aca code of ethics the most recent edition of the aca code of ethics was published in 2005 the code addresses the responsibilities of professional counselors toward their. Ethical issues for school counselors maintaining confidentiality in elementary school counseling implications of social media in secondary education.
School counselors must always be aware of ethical standards in their work any type of counseling profession involves ethics, but the fact that school counselors are working with minors and during crucial stages in their emotional and mental development makes being aware of ethical standards and issues even more important. An ethics challenge for school counselors janet g froeschle and charles crews texas tech university 2 abstract ethical issues arise more often for school counselors than for those who work in other settings (remley, 2002) the challenge of working not only with minors but also with other stakeholders including parents, teachers, school.