Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-520-102 060234 BOUNDARIES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
DescriptionAnalyze case scenarios to practice the process of ethical decision making. Evaluate the ethical codes of the helping professions to increase ability to apply these ethical principles to a variety of scenarios. Determine professional boundary issues. Incorporate ethical standards into decision making processes. Apply reflective practitioner methods.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Characterize the nature of ethics, their origin, and the need for ethical guidelines
  2. Analyze the nature of the counseling profession and the variables that serve to create a professional counselor
  3. Determine your own personal value system and how this effects therapeutic relationships
  4. Discriminate amongst boundary issues and the factors that influence them
  5. Analyze the multicultural and diversity issues in service delivery in human services
  6. Characterize the responsibility of the counselor to the community
  7. Examine the rights of individuals to refuse treatment
  8. Discriminate between ethical and unethical behavior in human service personnel
  9. Explain how human diversity affects human service delivery