ERIC Number: ED323462
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Ethical & Legal Issues in School Counseling. Chapter 3: Legal Issues.
Remley, Theodore P., Jr.; And Others
This document contains chapter 3 (7 articles) of a collection of 35 articles primarily from American Association for Counseling and Development (AACD) publications on the most important legal and ethical topics about which all school counselors need to be informed. "The Law and Ethical Practices in Elementary and Middle Schools" (Theodore P. Remley, Jr.) explores the differences between legal and ethical standards. "Counselor Contact of the Noncustodial Parent: A Point of Law" (Helen Aiello and Charles W. Humes) examines school policies regarding the rights of custodial and noncustodial parents in relation to access to children's school records. "The Hatch Amendment: A Primer for Counselors. Part II: Protective Legislation and Recommendations for Action" (Leslie S. Kaplan and Kevin Geoffroy) clarifies the areas of school activity affected by the Hatch Amendment. "The Counselor and Testing: Some Legal Concerns" (Lou Culler Talbutt) summarizes case law and ethical standards regarding school testing programs. "Libel and Slander: A Potential Problem for the 1980s" (Lou Culler Talbutt) examines the laws of libel and slander and warns school counselors to avoid common violations. "Current Legal Trends Regarding Abortions for Minors: A Dilemma for Counselors" (Lou Culler Talbutt) explains laws regarding abortions for minors. "Counselor Liability and the Duty to Warn: Selected Cases, Statutory Trends, and Implications for Practice" (Barbara Herlihy and Vernon Lee Sheeley) reviews court cases and statutes pertaining to the duty to warn. (NB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Association for Counseling and Development, Alexandria, VA.
Note: For parent document, see CG 022 782.