Legal Issues in Counseling Children and Teens
Based on your experience in a counseling-related field or another professional arena, identify an incident with specific legal issues associated with the provision of counseling services to children and adolescents and describe how they were handled. Briefly describe what happened, changing specifics as needed to protect confidentiality. Based on what you have learned in Counseling Children, Morelen and Schaffer’s 2012 article, linked in Resources, and your review of the laws in your state, how well were the issues handled? What are the best practices for handling these issues?