2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 12, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PPS 566 - Legal and Ethical Practice for Diverse Groups for School Counselors


Units: 3
When Offered: As offered
This course introduces legal and ethical practice to PPS candidates in school counseling. The Code of Ethics, Federal and State laws and Best Practices established by ASCA will be reviewed and actively applied through observation of school counselors, interviews with them, class work, case studies and direct applications in school-based settings. Candidates will demonstrate knowledge of legal and ethical issues faced by school counselors, professional standards, the fundamentals of Federal and State guidelines and education code. Emphasis will be placed on the legal and ethical issues encountered under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) such as free appropriate public education, Individual Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans, mediation, consultation and collaboration, due process, confidentiality laws, and family and student rights, limited liability, crisis response, and privileged communication. Fifteen (15) hours of fieldwork are required for this course.
Grade Type: Letter Grade
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance to School Counseling Program



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