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ESAS: Professional and Ethical Responsibilities
February 6, 2021

This event took place on February 3rd, 2021.

Because of the intimate nature of counseling and the power it gives over a client, counselors must be held to the highest ethical standards in all situations involving the client. This session will not only provide the professional guidelines for professional behavior in the counseling relationship, it also provides an overview of culture and diversity.

 

Objectives for this session:

1. Ethical Principles: Autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence, social justice, fidelity, veracity

2. 13 Principles of Effective Treatment

3. Professional Code of Ethics

4. Ethical Responsibilities: Codes of ethics, patient rights, mandatory reporting, boundary issues, using supervision and more.

 

About our Speaker:

Avis Garcia, PhD, L.P.C. L.A.T. (Northern Arapaho) is an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Nation and affiliated with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming. She earned a doctorate in counselor education and supervision at the University of Wyoming, and is also a Licensed Professional Counselor, and Licensed Addictions Therapist. For nineteen years she has been a mental health provider in the treatment of Native American youth and families.