National Board for Certified Counselors Code of Ethics

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The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) is a professional certification board which certifies counselors as having met standards for the general and specialty practice of professional counseling established by the Board. The counselors certified by NBCC may identify with different
professional associations and are often licensed by jurisdictions which promulgate codes of ethics. The NBCC code of ethics provides a minimal ethical standard for the professional behavior of all NBCC certificants. This code provides an expectation of and assurance for the ethical practice for all who use the professional services of an NBCC certificant. In addition, it serves the purpose of having an enforceable standard for all NBCC certificants and assures those served of some recource in case of a perceived ethical
violation. This code is applicable to National Certified Counselors and those who are seeking certification from NBCC.

The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC) promotes counseling through certification. In pursuit of this mission, the NBCC:
· Promotes quality assurance in counseling practice
· Promotes the value of counseling
· Promotes public awareness of quality counseling practice
· Promotes professionalism in counseling
· Promotes leadership in credentialing

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

National Board for Certified Counselors

The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Affiliates (NBCC), an independent not-for-profit credentialing body for counselors, was incorporated in 1982 to establish and monitor a national certification system, to identify those counselors who have voluntarily sought and obtained certification, and to maintain a register of those counselors. NBCC’s certification program recognizes counselors who have met predetermined standards in their training, experience, and performance on the National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification (NCE), the most portable credentialing examination in counseling. NBCC has approximately 40,000 certified counselors. These counselors live and work in the US and over 50 countries. NBCC examinations are used by more than 40 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam to credential counselors on a state level.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially Counselors certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors, but also including psychologists, other counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about ethical standards for the practice of counseling. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the relationship between the NBCC Code of Ethics and any other Codes to which a given professional might be subject.

  2. Apply the NBCC Code of Ethics to the practice of counseling.

  3. List and explain the ethical obligations of Certifed Counselors to themselves, their employers, their professional associates, the individuals they serve, the Counseling profession, and society.

  4. Identify the Certified Counselor’s ethical obligations to the client whose condition indicates that there is a clear and imminent danger to the client or others.

  5. Apply the NBCC Code of Ethics to the participation of Certified Counselors in research and publication activities.

  6. Define the ethical obligations of Certified Counselors providing professional supervision.

  7. Explain the ethical obligations of Certified Counselors with regard to the use of measurement and evaluation techniques.

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National Board for Certified Counselors Code of Ethics

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Course Number 100335
1 credit hour
NBCC: 0.75 credit hours
Online Article
Exam Fee: $6.97
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