"In this classic casebook, counseling ethics luminaries Barbara Herlihy and Gerald Corey teach readers to ask the important questions and apply salient ethical standards in the context of real-world ethical predicaments. This practical guide is ideal both for teaching future members of the profession about their ethical responsibilities and for reinforcing ethical competence among current professionals. We strongly recommend this guide."
—Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, ABPP
Loyola University Maryland
—W. Brad Johnson, PhD
"Herlihy and Corey's text boosts the reader's ethical understanding leaps and bounds above mere reading of the ACA Code of Ethics. With multifaceted case study examples and an integrated approach to tackling ethical dilemmas, this book is a must-read for students, counselors, counselor educators, and supervisors."
United States Naval Academy
Coauthors, Ethics Desk Reference for Counselors, 2nd Edition
—Shannon Hodges, PhD
ACA Ethics Revision Task Force Member
The seventh edition of this top-selling text provides a comprehensive resource for understanding the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics and applying its principles to daily practice. Each individual standard of the Code is presented with an explanatory case vignette, and a Study and Discussion Guide is provided at the beginning of each major section of the Code to stimulate thought and discussion. Common ethical concerns, with instructive case studies, are then explored in individual chapters. Topics addressed include client rights and informed consent, social justice and counseling across cultures, confidentiality, counselor competence, working with minor clients, managing boundaries, client harm to self or others, counselor training and supervision, research and publication, and the intersection of ethics and law. Chapters new to this edition examine managing value conflicts and the issues surrounding new technology, social media, and online counseling. The Casebook also contains an Inventory of Attitudes and Beliefs About Ethical Issues to assist counselors in developing a personal ethical stance.