*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate
Description: To frame the discussion of topics to be explored in this chapter, we begin with Mary Hermann's perspective on the legal issues surrounding dual relationships. She makes it clear that if clients can prove they were emotionally harmed because of a dual relationship, they could prevail in a malpractice lawsuit against the counselor.
Examine ethical guidelines with respect to sexual dual relationships
Explore factors that make sexual dual relationships unethical
Reflect upon efforts counselors can take to address sexual exploitation
Source: Boundary Issues in Counseling: Multiple Roles and Responsibilities, Third Edition, Barbara Herlihy and Gerald Corey
Professor Emeritus of Human Services and Counseling,
California State University, Fullerton