Neukrug includes how ethical codes address how one can honor the client. Each quote he includes comes from a different vocational code of ethics, but emphasizes how important this is in the counseling process. One’s attitude is important to be aware of when counseling others. This assignment helps the student realize how important it is to know how much one’s attitude can affect the counseling relationship.
Discuss the following points:
In your own words, summarize what these three codes are trying to say
Three clients are described below. Choose the one you feel would be most difficult for you to honor and respect and indicate why:
The client says he/she is gay
The client is homeless, resulting in him/her being dirty and emitting a strong body odor
The client has been referred for counseling because he/she has been found guilty of sexually abusing children
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