ERIC Number: EJ889114
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
Advocacy and Accessibility Standards in the New "Code of Professional Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors"
Waldmann, Ashley K.; Blackwell, Terry L.
Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, v53 n4 p232-236 Jul 2010
This article addresses the changes in the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification's 2010 "Code of Professional Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors" as they relate to Section C: Advocacy and Accessibility. Ethical issues are identified and discussed in relation to advocacy skills and to advocacy with, and on behalf of, the client; to attitudinal barriers as well as barriers to access; and to referral accessibility. Other areas of discussion include knowledge of benefit systems, physical and service accessibility in counseling practice, and confidentiality in regard to advocacy counseling.
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselors, Ethics, Advocacy, Accessibility (for Disabled), Confidentiality
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