Answered By: Laura Walton
Last Updated: Dec 06, 2016     Views: 113

ACA Code of Ethics:

  1. American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics
  2. ACA code of ethics. (2006). Journal of Counseling and Development: JCD, 84(2), 235-254.

Summon Power Search:

Use the search terms "professional ethics" AND "dual relationships", "suicide threats"', "expert witness", "fees", "online counseling", "record keeping", "case load" or any other assigned sub topic.


  1. PsycBooks
  2. Ethics for Psychologists: a Commentary on the APA Ethics Code.  BF76.4 .E82 1994eb
  3. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
  4. Encyclopedia of Counseling

Reference Books:

  1. Dictionary of Ethical and Legal Terms and Issues.  Ref RC455.2E8 .S655 2007
  2. Codes of Professional Responsibility. Ref BJ1725 .C57 1990
  3. Psychologists’ Desk Reference.  Ref  RC 467.2.P78 1998
  4. Encyclopedia of Counseling Ref BF 636.54 .E53 2008 (Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice)

General Collection:

  1. Christian Counseling Ethics: A Handbook for Therapists, Pastors & Counselors BV4012.2 .C516 1997
  2. Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling: A Practical Guide. BF636.67 .P67 2007
  3. Decoding the ethics code: a practical guide for psychologists BF76.4 .F57 2009

 Article Databases:

  1. ProQuest Social Sciences Collection 
  2. SAGE Full-Text Psychology Collection
  3. ATLA Religion

 Other Resources

  1. MeLCat
  2. American Psychological Association Web site -10 ways practitioners can avoid frequent ethical pitfalls



Library catalog using the following Subject searches:

  1. Counselors Professional Ethics
  2. Psychologists Professional Ethics
  3. Professional ethics--United States
  4. Pastoral counseling -- Moral and ethical aspects.