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ACA Code of Ethics 2014

Author: American Counseling Association

Course Created: 2014

Practice Level: Beginner

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

This continuing education ethics course for counselors is an overview of the ACA Code of Ethics which was published in 2014. The course material is the 21 page ACA Code of Ethics.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the need for a Code of Ethics.
  • Define patient confidentiality.
  • Explain the concept of dual relationships.

Course Syllabus

  1. The Counseling Relationship
  2. Confidentiality, Privileged Communication, and Privacy
  3. Professional Responsibility
  4. Relationships With Other Professionals
  5. Evaluation, Assessment, and Interpretation
  6. Supervision, Training, and Teaching
  7. Research and Publication
  8. Resolving Ethical Issues

Social Workers:

This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. CE4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2015-8/8/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.


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