Compare And Contrast Professionalism And Code Of Ethics

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In the Code of Ethics of American Counseling Association and The Code of Ethics of National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, there are some similarities and differences from each code of ethics. The similarities between the two codes were: they both describes the ethics of counseling and professionalism in counseling.” Professional counseling is a therapeutic relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals” (American Counseling Association, 2017). Professionalism in counseling is very important. A professional counselor should abide by the code of ethics and can diagnose mental health disorders. Both code of ethics also discussed with any professional that a individual is in has to follow all rules to the Code of Ethics. The differences between the two codes were: The Code of Ethics of American Counseling Association describe as the “enhancement of quality of life by promoting the development of counseling and practice the counseling to promote respect and human dignity toward the counselors” ( American Counseling Association, 2017). In American Counseling Association has a different code of ethics that apply such as : Counselor do not prescribe medication, school counselor should be certify in the state, when a counselor working in a mental health facility, counselor should be license, counselors are train to work with individuals and groups, and etc.
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