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Court-Ordered Client Analysis

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In addition to biases, counselors often fail to notify their client when he or she will breach confidentiality thus leading to clients suing their counselors. The counselors have ethical obligations to uphold not only for their clients but for themselves. Counselors working with court-ordered clients can illicit autonomy in their clients through informed consent. Informed consent when properly indicating the limitations of confidentiality can allow the client to choose what he or she shares. However, informed consent can become a complex process if an individual is incapable of giving consent (Lambert, 2011). A court-ordered client may not have the capabilities to give consent.The demands of court-ordered clients to give consent falls on
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