Sep 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EPSY 630 - Law, Ethics and Professional Issues


Units: 3
Professional ethics and statutory, regulatory and decisional laws currently applicable to the practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Confidentiality, mandated reporting laws, family and child laws as they affect clinical practice. The relationship between a counselor’s personal values and professional behavior and ethics.

Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Learn legal requirements for marriage and family therapists and licensed professional clinical counselors in CA, and the process of making legal and ethical decisions.
  2.  Increased capacity for critical thinking about legal and ethical reasoning.
  3. Increased understanding and ability to apply ethics in the practice of therapy.
  4. Application of AAMFT/CAMFT and LPCC Code of Ethics to clinical practice.
  5. Increased multicural competence, sensitivity and mindfulness when applying ethical standards with diverse populations.




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