PYD 601: Professional Orientation & Ethics

Synonym:

86323 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

John Muldoon

Credits:

3

Seats:

21

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Wednesdays 8/29 - 12/12 (9:00AM-11:29AM)

Description:

Competency Area: Professional Identity

This course focuses on professional orientation and ethical practice in counseling and therapy. Counseling, marriage and family therapy, and dance/movement therapy students' will be introduced to their respective professional disciplines through the examination of licensure and credentialing standards, as well as the professional organizations under which they will practice. This course will cover professional writing using APA format. Additionally, counseling and therapy students' will understand ethical practice through ethical codes for each professional discipline (ACA and AMHCA, AAMFT, and ADTA). Legal issues in counseling and therapy and the role of advocacy and social justice as they apply to ethics and the law will be understood.