The Counseling Profession: The ACA Code Of Ethics

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The counseling profession hasn’t always recognized the effects of multiculturalism on ethical standards, competencies and advocacy. The counseling profession ignored multiculturalism until Wrenn in 1962. He was the first individual to draw attention to this and termed it “culturally encapsulated” counseling. This type of thinking lead to counselors believing that their view was the only one which lead to stereotypical thinking. The ACA code of ethics has been revised several times and during the first draft of the code of ethics there is no mention of cultural awareness. In 1974 the code of ethics mentioned minority clients in measurement and evaluation sections. The 1995 version was when the code of ethics of revised considerably to expand

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