CPS 6150 Ethical and Legal Standards in Counseling and Psychological Services
Credit Hours 2.0 TO 3.0
Requirements A minimum grade of "C" is required for this course
Description

This course provides the rationale of basic ethical, legal, and practical professional standards governing practice in school counseling and school psychology, especially as defined by the American Counseling Association, American School Counselor Association, American Psychological Association, and the National Association of School Psychologists. Roles and responsibilities of counselors and pyschologists within multidisciplinary P-12 schools, community organizations, agencies, and private practice settings are discussed, as well as professional credentialing, public policy, and advocacy issues. Emphasis is placed on practice within schools, private practices, agencies, and organizational settings.