- Words: 1112
- Length: 4 Pages
- Topic: Psychology
- Paper #: 27067097
Ethics in the Helping Profession
Ethical principles are essential for good practice in helping professions. Counsellors require clearly defined principles to understand their responsibilities to their clients, their community and themselves. These principles outline the counsellor's responsibilities, such as; preserving clients' confidentiality, keeping current and informative records that assist in clients' progress, and choosing appropriate techniques and interventions based on individual knowledge and experience with clients. These principles also define clients'