Ethics in Rehabilitation Counseling. Michael Maxwell PhD. Candidate Sam Houston State University. Rehabilitation Counseling. Definition – from text (as taken from Szymanski & Danek, 1985)
Ethics in Rehabilitation Counseling
Sam Houston State University
As defined by Toriello & Benshoff (2003)
For certification, a rehabilitation counselor must have:
Pre - Test
Areas of possible ethical dilemmas:
Additional areas of ethical dilemmas:
( Kontosh, 2000 )
1. Consumer first attitude and advocacy (28.5%)
2. Nurturing and promotion of counselor relationship ( 20% )
3. Knowledge about disability and rehabilitation ( 14% )
( McCarthy & Leierer, 2001 )
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