January 2024 University Catalog with April Addendum

COUN5217 Ethical and Legal Issues in Professional Counseling

Learners evaluate current legal and ethical guidelines used in the counseling profession. Learners apply decision-making models and formulate effective collaboration strategies used to resolve legal and ethical issues that arise when working with children, adults, couples, and families in a variety of treatment settings. Learners also analyze how personal belief systems can influence counselors’ responses to those issues.




BS in Psychology Pre-Counseling and Therapy learners require special permission for registration and must have completed PSYC3700 with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.