This dictionary provides mental health professionals with clear and concise definitions of legal and ethical terminologies. To enhance the professional's understanding, a professional significance section has been added after the definitions to further comprehension of practical dimensions of the words and to aid in legal and ethical decision making.
C. Emmanuel Ahia, Ph.D, J.D., N.C.C., L.P.C., is an associate professor of counseling services in the School of Education and Human Services at Rider University.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 The Entries, A-Z Chapter 3 Appendix A: Code of Ethics Part 4 1. American Counseling Association Code of Ethics Part 5 2. Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct Part 6 3. American School Counselor Association Part 7 4. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Code of Ethics Chapter 8 Appendix B: State Professional Licensure Boards Part 9 1. Counselor Licensure Boards Part 10 2. Psychologist Licensure Boards Part 11 3. Social Work Licensure Boards Chapter 12 Appendix C: Mental Health Acronyms Chapter 13 Appendix D: Online Professional Associations and Organizations in Mental Health Chapter 14 Appendix E: Table of Subject Matter-Related Cases Chapter 15 Index