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Argosy Professional Ethics Class FAQs

Argosy Professional Ethics Class FAQs

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Students 1-page Frequently Asked Questions, research citations for further information, and descriptions of key parts of the American Counselor Association's Code of Ethics
Students 1-page Frequently Asked Questions, research citations for further information, and descriptions of key parts of the American Counselor Association's Code of Ethics

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A.4.B. Personal Values
Linda McGarvey, ldmcgarvey@hotmail.com
A.4.b. Personal Values. Counselors are aware of their own values, attitudes, beliefs, andbehaviors and avoid imposing values that are inconsistent with counseling goals. Counselorsrespect the diversity of clients, trainees, and research participants.1
Three Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ 1: When do I refer a client whose values are different than mine?Referral to another practitioner is a last resort after exhausting all other options. Not agreeingwith or liking a client’s values are not sufficient reason to refer a client. The counselor must look within him/herself and try to discover why it is necessary to have similar values.
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 If a referral is made, it is important to decide how to refer the client without putting the burdenon the client. It needs to be clear to the client that it is your problem, not theirs. It is alsoimportant to refer in a timely manner or the client may take it personally. One way to avoid thispredicament it to include information in your informed consent to disclose your challengingvalues.
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FAQ 2: Is it possible to remain value neutral?No. The counselor’s values enter into very phase of the therapeutic process. For this reason it isvery important that the counselor is clear about their values and how they impact the therapeuticprocess, even unconsciously. It is also important to realize that this is your problem, not theclient’s.It is important to remember that values are going to be a part of the session and to resist theimpulse to try to get the client to accept your values. It is also not necessary for the counselor toaccept the client’s values.
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FAQ 3: Can spiritual or religious values be discussed in therapy?Yes. As long as the counselor does not impose his/her spiritual or religious beliefs on the clientand remains open and non-judgmental. For many people, spirituality or religion are powerfulsources of strength in their lives and cannot be ignored in the therapeutic process.
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1. Herlihy, B., & Corey, G. (2006).
 ACA ethical standards casebook 
(6th ed.). Alexandria, GA: AmericanCounseling Association.
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Corey, G., Schneider Corey, M., & Callanan, P. (2007).
Issues and ethics in the helping professions
(7th ed.).Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole
 
A.5.A. ACA Ethical Guideline. Roles and Relationships With Clients.Current Clients
Agnieszka Kaminska,aggiekaminska@gmail.com
A.5.a Current Clients. Sexual or romantic counselor-client interactions or relationships withcurrent clients, their romantic partners, or their family members are prohibited.
Three Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ 1: What constitutes sexual relationships. What is sexual misconduct with clients. Therelationships between therapist and client can involve varying degrees of sexuality.
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Anybehavior such as gestures or expressions that are sexually demanding to a client or demonstratesa lack of respect for the client’s privacy, any inappropriate touching of a client that is of a sexualnature, short of sexual violations, counselor-client sex whether or not initiated by the client,including, but not limited to sexual intercourse, masturbation, genital contact.FAQ 2:
 
Is there a statute of limitations after which sexual contact is allowed between a therapistand former client? According to ACA, as well as, CRCC, code of ethics, counselors areprohibited from these relationships for 5 years after the termination of therapy. However,National Association of Social Workers doesn’t allow at all at any time any sexual relations withformer patients. According to APA standards psychologist cannot engage in sexual relationshipswith clients for at least two years from the termination of therapy.
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FAQ 3: What are the repercussions for having sexual relationship with a client? The therapisthaving intimate relationship with a client, risks with his/hers licenses revoked, loss of insurancecoverage, termination, and removal form professional organizations. Moreover therapist, whocrossed the boundary of therapeutic relationship to sexual relationship can face also probation“may also be placed on probation, be required to undergo their own psychotherapy, be closelymonitored if they are allowed to resume their practice, and be required to obtain supervisedpractice”
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Corey, G., Corey, M.S., & Callanan, P. (1998).
 Issues and ethics in the helping professions.
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Corey, G., Corey, M.S., & Callanan, P. (1998).
 Issues and ethics in the helping professions.
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Corey, G., Corey, M.S., & Callanan, P. (1998).
 Issues and ethics in the helping professions

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