Professional Ethics in Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care
College: Regis College
Instructor 1: Buhagar, Desmond C.
Graduate degree students enrol in RGP6564HF
Course Code: 
RGP3564HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
9101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online – Synchronous
Description: 

This interdisciplinary course will introduce core ethical issues in counselling which impact psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists and spiritual care providers, working in a variety of private and institutional settings. Codes of Ethics and Professional Practice Standards from the major regulating bodies will be examined, including the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC), the American and Ontario Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT/OAMFT), and the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2020
Summer 2020
Start Time: 
9:00
End Time: 
12:00
Hours per Week: 
3
Schedule: 
Wed
Program Requirement: 
Fulfill the Entry-to-Practice Competency Profile of the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario (CRPO) for: "Foundations" (1.1-1.5), "Collegial & Interprofessional Relationships" (2.1-2.3), "Therapeutic Process" (4.1-4.7), "Professional Literature and Applied Research" (5.1-5.2), and especially, "Professional Responsibilities" (3.1-3.10).
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
20
Enrolment Notes: 
Maximum/Minimum class size indicated includes both BD and Graduate students
Additional Notes: 
Additional Evaluation: weekly assignments, class presentation, major paper. This course was previously taught under the title"Profession Ethics in Counsilling & Spiritual Care
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Reflection Paper
Research Paper