Supervision & Incidents of Counselor Impairment
Question/Prompt: As pointed out in your textbook, counselor competence is an ongoing responsibility for every counselor. Access your particular state (is North Carolina) board website and look up cases of counselors who were disciplined by the board. You may want to look under such terms as “case decisions,” “enforcement actions,” “actions taken by board,” or “discipline.” Look over the cases that have come before your state board. What are the most common reasons for a board to discipline a counselor? What is your personal reaction as you read through the list? Also, go to the Liberty University Online Library and read the following article:
Froeschle, J. G., & Crews, C. (2010). An ethics challenge for school counselors. Journal of School Counseling, 8, 1–25.
What specific ethical challenges do school counselors face when working with minors in the school setting?