Document Type



Fall 2015

Course Description

This course introduces students to the legal, professional and ethical issues that affect the practice of counseling and psychotherapy and the methods and ethical basis for counselors to be agents of social change. Students will become familiar with legal mechanisms and the ethical codes that impact the counseling profession. Students will learn to use a model for ethical decision-making and apply it to case studies in mental health, school and addictions counseling. Also, students will be presented with models for social change in their function as leaders, change agents, collaborators, and risk takers. In addition, students will explore the social contexts of culture, the dynamics of power at work in any system, the political processes essential for change, and their role within them.

Course Number

CE 633


Counselor Education-Graduate Studies


Robin Alcala Saner

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