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Ethics in Counseling and Therapy Developing an Ethical Identity

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ISBN-10: 1412981379

ISBN-13: 9781412981378

Edition: 2013

Authors: Rick A. Houser, Stephen Joseph Thoma

List price: $123.00
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The first text of its kind, Ethics in Counseling and Therapy is not merely another text on ethical and legal issues in counseling. Where this book clearly differentiates itself is that it presents a framework for helping future counselors develop an ethical identity by laying a solid foundation of ethics from various complimentary fields (such as philosophy, sociology and political science). This text develops the counselor as a person, so they can make ethical decisions based on a solid foundation of theory, rather than memorizing and trying to follow loose ethical guidelines that are often changing. This in turn gives the counselor confidence that they will be able to make a decision…    
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Book details

List price: $123.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/13/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

Rick Houser is the Department Head in Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling at the University of Alabama. He has been professor, department chair and Associate Dean in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts. Rick Houser has taught graduate level research courses for over 20 years. He received his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh in rehabilitation counseling with a minor in research methodology. He conducts research in ethical decision-making, stress and coping, and the use of virtual reality in counseling.

Steve Thoma is professor and Coordinator of the Educational Psychology Program at The University of Alabama. He received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota in 1986 with an emphasis in personality and social development and a focus on moral psychology. He conducts research on the measurement of moral judgment.

Introduction and Foundation of Ethical Reasoning and Decision-Making
Professional Identity and Ethics
Awareness and Sensitivity to Ethical Issues and Motivation to Act Ethically
Cognitions and Reasoning/Hermeneutics
Ethical Issues in Counseling
Client Autonomy and Client Rights
Dual Relationship-Boundary Issues
Counselor Competence
Multicultural Competence
The Use of Technology and Ethics
Supervision and Ethics
Ethical Use of Research in Counseling Practice
Professional Codes of Ethics and the Law
Ethical Theories and Cases
Western Theories of Ethics
Eastern Theories of Ethics
Middle Eastern Theories of Ethics
Native American, Latino and Pan African Ethics