Answered By: Laura Walton
Last Updated: Jun 26, 2019     Views: 174

ACA Code of Ethics:

  1. American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics 

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. 
  3. 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 2013
  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 Psychologists, Therapists, and Pastors BV4012.2 .C516 2013
  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
  4. Issues and ethics in the helping professions RC 455.2.E8 C66 2015

 Article Databases:

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

 Other Resources

  1. MeLCat
  2. LLiad
  3. 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
  5. Psychotherapy -- Moral and ethical aspects