UAB School of Education General Outcomes for all Counselor Education Programs

OUTCOME C1: The UAB counselor candidate practices counseling in a legal and ethical manner.

C1.K Knowledge and Understanding: Knows and understands history and philosophy of the counseling profession; professional roles; advocacy processes; professional organizations; credentialing; ethical standards; ethical decision-making processes; use of technology; professional credentialing; legal issues; and diversity considerations.

Levels of Achievement  Criteria
[1]
Unacceptable
Does not demonstrate an understanding of the legal issues, ethical standards, nor strategies for implementing an appropriate course of action in resolving ethical dilemmas.
[2]
Emerging Initial Performance
Demonstrates some knowledge and understanding of the legal issues and ethical standards; strategies for implementing an appropriate course of action in resolving ethical dilemmas.
[3]
Proficient Initial Performance
Demonstrates adequate knowledge and understanding of the history and philosophy of the counseling profession, including professional roles; advocacy processes; professional organizations; credentialing; ethical standards; ethical decision-making processes; use of technology; professional credentialing; legal issues, and diversity considerations.
[4]
Emerging Advanced Performance
 Demonstrates exemplary knowledge and understanding of the history and philosophy of the counseling profession, including professional roles; advocacy processes; professional organizations; credentialing; ethical standards; ethical decision-making processes; use of technology; professional credentialing; legal issues and diversity considerations

OUTCOME C1: The UAB counselor candidate practices counseling in a legal and ethical manner.

C1.P Performance and Skills: Applies ethical standards to practice and follows legal mandates and institutional policies. Uses technology. Uses an ethical decision-making model when confronted with ethical dilemmas.

Levels of Achievement  Criteria
[1]
Unacceptable
  Unable to demonstrate use of an ethical decision-making model to resolve ethical dilemmas; does not adhere to the Code of Ethics; may not follow agency or institutional policies.
[2]
Emerging Initial Performance
 Recognizes ethical and legal dilemmas some of the time; may not utilize the ethical decision-making model; may have some lapses in adherence to the ethical codes and institutional policies.
[3]
Proficient Initial Performance
 Recognizes ethical and legal dilemmas and applies decision-making model most of the time; adheres to the code of ethics appropriately; follows legal mandates and institutional policies; consults with supervisors appropriately, uses technology.
[4]
Emerging Advanced Performance
 Consistently recognizes ethical and legal dilemmas and applies decision-making model to resolve; follows legal mandates and institutional policies; adheres to the code of ethics at all times; consults with supervisors; uses technology

Welcome to the Department of Human Studies

Our department is housed within the School of Education. We offer degrees at all academic levels across a range of program areas. We are committed to helping you explore the one that best fits your career goals.

I invite you to view the web page of your interest and learn more about our curriculum and other requirements, outstanding faculty, student organizations, professional resources, and inspiring success stories. Please feel free to reach out to the faculty in your program of interest or to me if you have any questions about our programs. We are available to communicate with you over email, on the telephone, or in person. We value your relationship to us and view it as critical to our success.

Thank you for visiting our Department. We look forward to engaging with you to discuss our curriculum, research, or service. And, we hope to soon call you a Blazer!

 

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Kristi S. Menear, Ph.D., CAPE
  kmenear@uab.edu
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Strategic Plan

The Department of Human Studies recently engaged in a deliberate examination of our opportunities to enhance and improve Department programs, research, and pedagogy that resulted in a Strategic Plan. We are enthusiastically moving forward to define and identify initiatives, funding, and efforts to create a more dynamic and innovative Department that offers students and faculty greater opportunities for learning and research.

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