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Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide

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About the Course:

The authors Drs Pope and Vasquez draw on their professional experience, empirical studies, and case examples to examine the ethical responsibilities that confront psychotherapists and counselors in their day-to-day practice. They offer insights into contending with the sometimes competing demands of clients’ needs, formal ethical principles, personal values, and evloving legal standards in a range of areas—including fees, informed consent, sexual concerns, confidentiality, documentation, and supervision. Please Note: There are other editions, but this exam is based upon the 1998 2nd edition.

This course is based on the book, Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide created by Pope, Kenneth S., Ph.D. & Vasquez, Melba J.T., Ph.D. in 0.

Publication Date:

1998 Second Edition

Course Material Author

Pope, Kenneth S., Ph.D. & Vasquez, Melba J.T., Ph.D.

Kenneth Pope rreceived graduate degrees from Harvard and Yale and is in independent practice as a licensed psychologist. He has chaired the Ethics Committees of the American Psychological Association and the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Melba Vasquez received her Ph.D. degree in counselling psychology from the University of Texas, and is a psychologist in independent practice in Austin, Texas. She serves on the APA Board of Social and Ethical Responsibility.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about about ethic practices in psychotherapy. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. to be able to explain external factors and complexities that can make recognizing and fulfilling ethical responsibilities seem difficult

  2. to be able to appreciate the complex interplay and sometimes conflict among the needs of the client, values of the therapist, formal ethical standards and legal obligations

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

13 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

13 credit hours

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

13 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

13 credit hours

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Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

Please note that this book also has a 1st and 3rd edition. The course is based on the 2nd edition. You can order the more recent edition, but be aware that the course exam questions may not match up perfectly.

http://www.ecampus.com/bk_detail.asp?isbn=0787943061

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The links above are to different vendors, but are both for the same book. There is only book for this course.

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Course Retired
Course Number 6185
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