This course addresses a wide range of ethical issues as they apply to human services and chemical dependency counseling. These issues include confidentiality, dual relationships, competency and referral, counselor values and conflicts, legality and ethics, client welfare, establishing appropriate limits and boundaries in the client relationship, informed consent, dealing with impaired professionals, professionalism (including responsibility for competence, professional development, burnout, and self-care), and the need for cultural diversity. This course examines ethical codes of professional organizations. These organizations include, but are not limited to, NOHSE, NAADAC, ACA, APA, ARCA, and NASW. NOTE: The co-requisite HMSV 2150 must be taken concurrently or previously completed.
Course is offered On-line