Course Description:

This course addresses issues of inappropriate sexual relations between counselors and clients, as well as between supervisors and supervisees.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the professional will be able to:

  • Familiarize themselves with their respective professional association’s Code of Ethics.
  • Understand the current guidelines for the ethical practice of professional counseling.
  • Identify the issues involved in managing professional boundaries related to sexual issues.
  • Implement a strategy for the resolution of ethical dilemmas in the counseling process.

Purpose of this course:

The purpose of this CE course is to provide discussion of issues relevant to the mental health counselor on the legal and ethical particulars of inappropriate sexual relations with clients, supervisors and supervisees.

Course Outline:

Part 1: Course organization, Documentation and Introduction.

Part 2: Reading of the course materials

Part 3: Reading of your corresponding professional association’s Code of Ethics

Part 4: Administration and Completion of the Evaluation of Learning