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This book clearly lays out the range of areas that all reflective practitioners need to consider as we move towards the professionalisation of psychological therapies.
An excellent source of reference for both experienced practitioners and those in training, this book defines the ethical responsibilities that require a depth of consideration throughout the practitioner's career.
The fourth edition of Standards and Ethics for Counselling in Action is a valuable resource for people undertaking training in Counselling Psychology or Counselling. The book takes the concept of ethics and brings it to life, with ethical scenarios and dilemmas throughout the various chapters.
The book is full of up-to-date and relevant information. The chapter on ‘Counselling in a Digital Age’ is particularly relevant and current, and it helps to answer many of the questions asked by trainees and qualified practitioners alike.
Tim Bond’s Standards and Ethics for Counselling in Action, now in its 4th edition and with an interactive eBook, brings the theory and practice of counselling ethics into the 21st century. Reflecting changes in counselling terminology (e.g.
Tim Bond’s book has been a staple of teaching ethics in counselling psychology for many years. This new edition promises to be even better with the web-based video material that students like so much to bring topics alive. The new chapters too on for example the Digital Age and Working with Social Diversity ensure it brings ethics into the forefront of modern psychological practice. The chapter that endures in relevance for most people I think is the one on Ethical Problem-solving; students learn the framework by heart and it is something that then equips them throughout their clin
The revisions and additional online materials accompanying the current edition of this seminal text on ethics ensure that this book continues to make a valuable contribution to the dissemination and understanding of ethics within the profession. It provides a great teaching resource, making ethics accessible to everyone.
Tim has managed to further enhance what was already an excellent text. The three new chapters add contemporaneous issues as well as, by embracing modern techniques and means of delivery, it has made it a very accessible text. This book continues to be the leading text for applied standards and ethics for counsellors, psychotherapists as well as for counselling students.
Having spent some time perusing a variety of clips and articles and completing the questionnaires, I felt very satisfied. This was firstly due to successfully accessing the the various resources, and secondly because the learning element of this approach exceeded my expectations. As with the book itself, the interactive eBook is ideal for therapists at all levels of training and experience. The biggest challenge for some may be the apprehension about working online in this way, but take a deep breath and go for it. It really will be worth it!
Standards and ethics for Counselling in Action
This book is quite comprehensive and up to date with contemporary ethical practice.
The values and ethical principles inherent in counselling are all discussed and the inclusion of case studies add a helpful practical insight into ethics in clinical practice.
This book covers all important points from insurance and record-keeping to working with suicidal clients and supervision. Tim Bond highlights the responsibilities of being a counsellor and the importance and implications of ethics in decision making.
Required as essential reading for the year.
Well written and produced, with excellent further activities. Can be utilised well alongside developing our students and both engaging and enhancing their knowledge and implementation of ethics and standards.
This is an excellent book. It covers essential issues for therapeutic practitioners around a wide variety of ethics and standards. This book is extremely valuable for both trainees and more experienced practitioners.
An absolute must have for every counselling student!
Excellent book covering all the key counselling issues. Easy to read.
This fourth edition introduced an interactive ebook style and the students seem to really enjoy this. It is easy to use the additions in lectures and group discussions. The book not only covers the essential professional and ethical issues but does beyond this and is a useful resources for students, counsellors and counselling psychologists.
No longer offer counselling course
This book is an invaluable resource for counsellors, counselling students and counselling teachers. It is helpful to read through before taking the BACP certificate of proficiency. The new additions, including the new website, make the concepts even more accessible and bring things to life. I would highly recommend this book
Highly appropriate , relevant and accessible information for students studying counselling.
Essential reading for students learning the specifics of being an ethical practitioner when using counselling skills before they make the decision about whether or not they wish to pursue a career in counselling.
As always, Tim Bond provides an excellent overview of the ethical concerns that all trainee counsellors should be reflecting upon.
Tim Bond's book is well written and easy for students to access. They particularly enjoy the additional online support. This book is comprehensive and has been highly recommended to the students.