OUTCOME 1: Professional Identity

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