CPSY 618 - Law and Ethics for School Counselors (3)

This course will provide students with knowledge of ethical standards and practices of the school counseling profession and current legal mandates affecting students and the delivery of counseling services. Students will learn the range of ethical and legal issues involved in providing pupil services such as safeguarding confidentiality, reporting abuse and neglect, handling threats to self or others, attendance and truancy, pupil records, and special education laws. There will be opportunities to apply ethical standards and address legal issues to specific counseling situations through case simulations.