PYD 601: Professional Orientation & Ethics
Online course dates updated.Restriction Info updated.
Synonym:85833 (for web registration)
Meeting Schedule:Sat 10/20 - 12/9 (TBA)
Competency Area: Professional Identity
Section B restricted to MFT students.
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 shich 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.