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Assessment

Evaluating the relevant factors in a clients life to identify themes for further exploration in the counselling process

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Boundary Crossing

A departure from a commonly accepted practice that could be potentially beneficial to a client

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Boundary Violation

A boundary crossing that takes the practitioner out of then professional role, which generally involves exploitation.

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Confidentiality

The responsibility not to disclose information about the client

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Diagnosis

The analysis and explanation of clients problems
Explanation
Account
Classification
Specification
Estimation

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Dual or Multiple Relationships

A counsellor assumes two or more roles simultaneously or sequentially with a client. Professional or non professional roles.

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Evidence based practice

Techniques that have empirical evidence to support their efficacy

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Mandatory ethics

The minimum level of professional practice

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Positive ethics

An approach taken by practitioners who want to do their best for clients rather than to simply meet minimum standards to stay out of trouble

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Practice based evidence

Using data generated during treatment to inform the process and outcome of treatment

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Privileged communication

A legal concept that generally bars the disclosure of confidential communications in a legal proceeding.

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Aspirational Ethics

A higher level of ethical practice that addresses doing what is in the best interests of clients

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Informed Consent

Involves the right of clients to be informed about their therapy and to make autonomous decisions pertaining to it.

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Evidence Based Practice (EBP)

The integration of the best available research with clinical expertise in the context of patient characteristics, culture, and preference.