Christian Views versus Secular Views of the The American Counseling Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors Helen L. Brown Liberty University Abstract The American Counseling Association and the American Association of Christian Counseling Codes of Ethics were established to provide moral and ethical guidelines to counselors. Each association’s mission is to protect the rights of the counselor and their clients; however, there are similarities
Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics is designed to address key areas of ethical responsibility and concern for professional counselors. The ACA Code of Ethics comprises an overall imperative of professional values. Christian counselors follow a code of ethics guided by The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) which promotes biblically based values as well as professional values. One of the obvious differences in these two codes is the complexity in which the AACC reads. Because
Ethics in Action Section I Lauren Pedersen Liberty University Segment One: Teen Pregnancy 1. If this was your client, what would you say and do? Be specific. Why would you respond this way? If this were my client, I would want to do everything possible to keep the trust in our therapeutic relationship. In the beginning, I would talk with the young girl about telling her parents about the pregnancy. I would encourage and support her to invite her parents to our next session so that we could
Personal and Professional Aspects of Counseling Jane Doe Liberty University Personal and professional aspects of counseling are components of counseling that can range from ethics and making ethical decisions, knowing boundary expectations, relationships, cultural differentials, and for Christian Counselors, the first and foremost obligation to honor our Lord. All of these aspects are guidelines that can be both personal and professional for Counselors. Ethics is not only a moral obligation
counseling. Keywords: hot topics, individual counseling, group therapy Ethics Paper This paper discusses ethics and confidentiality; and how it affects group counseling. A new section in the 2005 ACA Code of Ethics is an area that outlines five main purposes of the ACA code of Ethics as follows: 1. To enable the association to clarify current, future members, and those served by members. Also, the nature of the ethical responsibilities held in common by its members.
History and Trends In Counseling Student Liberty University Abstract The purpose of this paper is to enable the reader to understand a broad concept of counseling in America from 1913 to present. It is by no means an inclusive survey but is intended to give an overview of counseling. Subtle changes are seen as the counseling paradigm shifts from practitioners making decisions as to what they determine is in the clients best interest to clients becoming empowered to choose their own
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY COUNSELING History of Marriage and Family Counseling Counselor Professional Identity Function, and Ethics Dr. Jeff Logue August 9, 2012 Abstract The counseling field has an enriched part of history in area Science and Christianity. The field of Psychology, and Counseling we find that in the same mental group. The counseling field has developed many groups that have response to the