Mar 04, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 7005 - Professional Practice, Standards and Ethics: Mental Health and Family Counseling


3 cr.
This course addresses the professional orientation, including the history of mental health counseling and marriage and family and family counseling within the context of health and human services systems, mental health public policy and legislation, consumer needs assessment and advocacy, and the role of professional associations. Professional standards of training, practice and licensure are covered. The legal and ethical issues that affect the professional practice of counseling, such as reporting, confidentiality, duty to warn and ethical standards are explored. Professional practice issues such as malpractice, dual-relationships, client rights and professional responsibilities are examined.

Prerequisite(s): A course in psychology of development.



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