Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

PSY 711 Ethics/Child Abuse for Counselors

3 hours; 3 credits. This course will focus on the process of ethical decision making in the context of counseling practice and mental health. In addition, legal issues and didactic information and readings in professional ethics will be emphasized. Every day dilemmas faced by clinical as well as potential ethical and legal problems will be discussed. This curriculum was developed based on guidelines outlined by the State of New York and the American Counseling Association. There will be particular emphasis on mandated reporter training, in terms of the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment/neglect. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Master's in Mental Health Counseling Program.