PC 815 Advanced Mental Health Ethics and Legal Issues
This advanced level course will draw on the core Franciscan principles as foundational to ethical and legal clinical practice issues as well as relevant codes and standards of practice. The core principles will include respect for each person; integrity in the therapeutic relationship; service through advocacy and attention to special need groups; excellence in counselor preparedness and competency; and stewardship in terms of best practices in major areas. These areas will consider end of life care, managing legal and fiduciary aspects, especially with high risk populations as well as contemporary research in these areas.
CACREP standards: Section II
C,7– Ethical and legal considerations in counselor education and supervision (e.g., ACA Code of Ethics, other relevant codes of ethics, standards of practice).
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