ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse

The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or

Ethics / Legal Issues

Mental Health Ethics, Law and Practice

This course will introduce students to professional, ethical and legal issues that affect the practice of counseling. Ethical decision-making, understanding and applying ethical codes and laws, and opportunities to develop critical thinking skills will be emphasized and practiced throughout the course. Course will include lecture, experiential activities, discussion, role-plays, and group work.
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