2014 ACA Code of Ethics Resources

There are so many ways to engage with and/or learn about the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics. Use the following list of resources for guidance and support as necessary.

Download the full 2014 Code here.

Read the lead article in the June 2014 issue of Counseling Today titled "A Living Document of Ethical Guidance" here. You can also search the archives of CT Online for other articles on the 2014 Code.

Start reading ACA's six-part monthly series titled “New Concepts in the ACA Code of Ethics,” featuring interviews with the Ethics Revision Task Force. These interviews are also published in the corresponding issues of Counseling Today.

July 2014 column
August 2014 column
September 2014 column 
October 2014 column
November 2014 column
December 2014 column

Consider purchasing the following ACA books:

78089-eeACA Ethical Standards Casebook, 7th Edition
Barbara Herlihy and Gerald Corey

78090-eeBoundary Issues in Counseling: Multiple Roles and Responsibilities, 3rd Edition

Barbara Herlihy and Gerald Corey

78091-eeEthics Desk Reference for Counselors, 2nd Edition
Jeffrey E. Barnett and W. Brad Johnson

Schedule a free Ethics Consult with ACA. Members may contact the Ethics Department at any time. Our professional counselors on staff are well-versed in all new concepts within the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics. Call (800) 347-6647, ext. 321 or email ethics@counseling.org.

Navigating the Ethical Decision-Making Process: A Practical Toolkit for LPCs, Educators, and Students

Read ACA official position on the Ward v. Wilbanks Case:
Ethical Implications of a Critical Legal Case for the Counseling Profession: Ward v. Wilbanks David Kaplan, 2014


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