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The Counselor and the Law, Sixth Edition
The Counselor and the Law: A Guide to Legal and Ethical Practice, Sixth Edition
Anne Marie "Nancy" Wheeler and Burt Bertram
 
 
Order Number:72919
Number of pages:292 pages
Published Year:2012
ISBN:978-1-55620-315-2
 
 
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In this bestselling book, attorney Nancy Wheeler and Burt Bertram, a private practitioner and counselor educator, combine their farreaching experience to inform counselors and other mental health professionals about the legal and ethical dilemmas that can arise in practice. In addition to providing a broad overview of the law and ethics, including coverage of crucial changes and new and emerging concerns since publication of the last edition, they discuss current information on federal and state law, professionals’ legal and ethical responsibilities, and how to manage the risks inherent in the delivery of mental health services.

This edition contains new chapters on the use of social media and legal and ethical issues in counseling diverse populations, as well as updates to HIPAA, a new legal/ethical decision-making model, and legal risks specific to counselor educators such as recent court cases involving students’ work with LGBT clients. The issues surrounding civil malpractice liability and licensure board complaints, confidentiality, duty to warn, suicide and threats of harm to self, professional boundaries, records and documentation, and managing a counseling practice are also addressed in detail.

CE credit for reading the Sixth Edition and passing a test is available at prolibraries.com/counseling. Successful completion of the exam will also entitle you to a 10% discount on your ACA-sponsored professional liability insurance renewal for 3 consecutive years.The 10% discount is available for individual policies only and is subject to $100 minimum premium.

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