Ethical Practices in the World of Counseling Research Paper by mrpsychology

Ethical Practices in the World of Counseling
A discussion on ethics within the field of psychology.
# 129225 | 3,313 words | 18 sources | APA | 2010 | US
Published on Sep 21, 2010 in Psychology (Therapies) , Psychology (General) , Ethics (General)


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Description:

For the purposes of this paper the author looks at the two main types of counseling, being: individual and group therapy and individual counseling, explaining how psychologists face ethical decisions every day. It also explains how the issues are growing as society becomes more diverse and more ethical questions arise. It also explains that there are not always clear cut rules about how one is to behave in every situation and that depending on the type of counseling offered, ethical issues can seem simple or extreme in some cases. It also includes some examples of legal issues that arise when a patient refuses medical care.

Outline:
Ethical Issues Unique to Group Therapy
Ethical Issues Unique to Individual Counseling
Therapist would choose Group Therapy
Therapist would choose Individual Counseling
Distinctive Features
Provide a specific example in your response
Ethical Challenges I may Face
Development of Professional Ethics through Societal Norms
APA Ethics Code
APA Ethical Violations
Psychology and Professional Ethics
Conclusion

From the Paper:

''The field of psychology is important to the well-being of society. Numerous individuals have been helped by group therapy and individual counseling by dedicated psychologists and psychiatrists. As individuals who serve members of society, psychologists face ethical decisions every day. Today psychologists must help a wider variety of individuals from different backgrounds and as society progresses towards equality and diversity, more ethical questions arise. These questions are not always easy to answer and there are not always clear cut rules about how one is to behave in every situation. Depending on the type of counseling offered ethical issues can seem simple or extreme in some cases. The two main types of counseling that will be observed in the following discussion will be Individual and Group Therapy and Individual Counseling. A variety of questions will be answered for instance what issues are unique to Group therapy. Ethical Issues Unique to Individual Counseling, Therapist would choose Group Therapy, Therapist would choose Individual Counseling, Leadership Qualities and Assess Approach to Group Therapy, Ethical Challenges I may face.''

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Bernard, H., Burlingame, G., Flores, P., Greene, L., Joyce, A., Kobos, J., Leszcz, M., Semands, R., Piper, W., McEneaney, A., & Feirman, D.. (2008). Clinical Practice Guidelines for Group Psychotherapy. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 58(4), 455-542. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from Research Library
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APA Format

Ethical Practices in the World of Counseling (2010, September 21) Retrieved December 09, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/ethical-practices-in-the-world-of-counseling-129225/

MLA Format

"Ethical Practices in the World of Counseling" 21 September 2010. Web. 09 December. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/ethical-practices-in-the-world-of-counseling-129225/>

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