Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions,
10th Edition

Dr. Gerald Corey, Marianne Schneider Corey, Cindy Corey

ISBN-13: 9780357670552 | ISBN-10: 0357670558

Copyright 2019

| Published 2020

| 544 pages

List Price USD $131.95


This contemporary and practical text helps you discover and determine your own guidelines for helping within the broad limits of professional codes of ethics and divergent theoretical positions. ISSUES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS is the relied-upon, essential resource for students in any helping field -- the book many students return to well into their professional careers. The authors discuss central issues, present a range of diverse views on the issues, discuss their position, and present opportunities for you to refine your own thinking and actively develop your own informed position. The tenth edition can be purchased with MindTap, which brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools.

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Meet the Authors

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Gerald Corey, Ed.D., ABPP, is professor emeritus of human services and counseling at California State University at Fullerton. He is a distinguished visiting professor of counseling at the University of Holy Cross in New Orleans, where he teaches intensive courses in counseling theories, group counseling and ethics. He received his doctorate in counseling from the University of Southern California and was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters from National Louis University. Dr. Corey is a diplomate in counseling psychology (American Board of Professional Psychology), a licensed psychologist and a National Certified Counselor. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology, and Division 49, Group Psychotherapy), the American Counseling Association and the Association for Specialists in Group Work. Both Gerald and Marianne Corey have received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association, as well as the Eminent Career Award from the Association for Specialists in Group Work. In addition, he received the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award from California State University at Fullerton and the Thomas Hohenshil National Publications Award from the American Counseling Association. He is the author or co-author of 16 textbooks in counseling currently in print, along with more than 70 journal articles and book chapters, and several of his books have been translated into other languages.

Marianne Schneider Corey, MA, is a licensed marriage and family therapist in California and a National Certified Counselor. She received her master’s degree in marriage, family and child counseling from Chapman College. A fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work, she was the recipient of its Eminent Career Award in 2001. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Mental Health Counselors Association in 2011. Corey has been involved in leading groups for different populations, providing training and supervision workshops in group process, facilitating self-exploration groups for graduate students in counseling, and co-facilitating training groups for group counselors and weeklong residential workshops in personal growth. Both Marianne and Gerald Corey have conducted training workshops, continuing education seminars and personal-growth groups in the United States, Germany, Ireland, Belgium, Mexico, Hong Kong, China and Korea. She has made educational video programs with accompanying workbooks for Cengage: Groups in Action: Evolution and Challenges (2014, with Gerald Corey and Robert Haynes); and Ethics in Action (2015, with Gerald Corey and Robert Haynes). Marianne and Gerald have been married since 1964. They have two adult daughters, Heidi and Cindy, two granddaughters and one grandson. She grew up in Germany and has kept in close contact with her family and friends there. In her free time, at the age of 80, she continues to enjoy traveling, reading, visiting with friends, bicycle riding and hiking in the mountains and the desert.

Cindy Corey, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in San Diego, California. She received her master's degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of San Diego and her doctorate in multicultural community clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology in Alhambra, California. She served as the chair of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Committee for the SDPA and has been a member of the Multicultural Committee and Women's Committee. Dr. Corey has focused much of her work in the area of counselor education, specializing in multicultural training, social justice and community outreach. Her most recent outreach involved working with a team of middle school teachers and staff as a multicultural consultant and group facilitator, providing group and individual support to the faculty and staff. They met regularly and discussed topics around diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as addressed racial tensions in the workplace and in the classroom. For over a decade, Dr. Corey worked as a full-time visiting professor in the department of counseling and school psychology at San Diego State University in both the Community-Based Block and Marriage and Family Therapy programs. She also taught part time in the PsyD program at Alliant International University in Alhambra. In addition, she has worked as a contracted clinician for Survivors of Torture International, focusing primarily on helping Sudanese refugee youth adjust to life in the United States, gain employment and attend colleges and universities. Dr. Corey works as a multicultural consultant and has created clinical intervention programs, training manuals and diversity sensitive curriculum for a variety of schools, businesses and organizations in the San Diego area.

  • The chapter on ethical issues in supervision is enhanced with new discussions of the role of the supervisor contract and of the concept of strict liability for supervisors.
  • This edition includes a greater focus on the themes common across all or most codes of ethics, as well as an increased emphasis on positive ethics rather than rule-based ethics.
  • The chapters on values and legal issues are extensively updated, incorporating feedback from leading scholars along with the latest research, to help students and practitioners navigate these rapidly changing and complex topic areas.
  • Discussions of core ethical issues around boundaries and multiple relationships are updated, with new sections on appropriate boundaries outside the office and the inclusion of new literature dealing with sexual attraction.
  • The book is comprehensive, in that it is appropriate for students in counselor education, clinical psychology, social work, mental health counseling, and human services, among other professions.
  • Every chapter includes a summary of codes from the various professional organizations that are relevant to the topics under discussion.
  • The authors draw upon their combined experiences to provide a realistic and challenging view of dealing with ethical issues. Throughout the text, the authors stress that ethical decision making is an ongoing process with no easy answers. However, the book gives readers the framework to think through the issues.
  • With an emphasis on critical thinking, the text involves readers in the learning process through self-inventories, case examples, open-ended questions, and discussion questions.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Professional Ethics.
2. The Counselor as a Person and as a Professional.
3. Values and the Helping Relationship.
4. Multicultural Perspectives and Diversity Issues.
5. Client Rights and Counselor Responsibilities.
6. Confidentiality: Ethical and Legal Issues.
7. Managing Boundaries and Multiple Relationships.
8. Professional Competence and Training.
9. Ethical Issues in Supervision.
10. Issues in Theory and Practice
11. Ethical Issues in Couples and Family Therapy.
12. Ethical Issues in Group Work.
13. Community and Social Justice Perspectives.

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