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Most school counselors hope to avoid being subpoenaed and testifying in court on behalf of students, but preparation makes a big difference in such a situation.
counseling legal and ethical issues can run the gamut of topics. Here,
ASCA's legal and ethics experts address some of the questions they
encounter often to help guide you in your daily work.
boundaries, helping students and families benefit from technology, and
making sure we serve all students are tech challenges school counselors
face. On top of that, we must stay tech competent and literate..
counselors have an ethical imperative to take care of ourselves, not
just our students, so we can function most effectively. Know the warning
signs of burnout and other issues and consider approaches to care for
yourself before burnout hits.
you're new to school counseling or have been practicing for years,
legal and ethical challenges can still throw you for a loop. ASCA has
the resources you need to stay prepared and to meet issues as they