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Graduate Degree Programs

Counselor Education (CN ED)

CN ED 432 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling (3) Examination of the current ethical and legal issues related to professional counselors and counseling.

CN ED 432 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling (3)

Participants explore an overview of ethical and legal issues related to the professional practice of counseling. Topics include responsibility, competence, public statements, confidentiality, professional relationships, licensing and other regulatory programs, and research. The course emphasizes clinical strategies relevant to legal and ethical issues.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: A minimum of 12 hours of coursework in sociology psychology education or family studies.

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.