With Human Services Professionals
this assignment, review the collaboration scenarios in the
Scenarios – School Counselor Scatterdesk
Scenarios – Mental Health Counselor Scatterdesk
this unit's study, and select one of the scenarios.
the following for the scenario you selected:
how and with whom each of the professionals might collaborate to
respond to legal or ethical issues described in the scenario. How
does the quality of the interaction impact the service provided to
the clients or students?
the role and function each professional would serve in terms of
assessing or responding to any of the legal or ethical issues that
may arise when working with this client or student.
that you are the counselor working with this student or client, and
you will be serving as the lead person to coordinate efforts among
the team of professionals at this setting.
are some ways in which you might initiate collaboration efforts to
resolve the legal and ethical issues?
methods will you use to communicate?
will you know if these strategies are effective?
in your response references to at least two specific state laws and
two specific codes from the 2014 ACA Code
of Ethics and/or
or the 2010 ASCAEthical
Standards for School Counselors that
relate to your case.
an effective communication to one of the professionals assisting
the student in the school counselor scenario:
Compose a letter that you would send, with the student's and his or
her parents' permission, to the school psychologist who will be
seeing the student for an evaluation. In the letter, describe the
reason for your referral, the relevant information you would like
the psychologist to have about the student, and the information you
would like to receive after the evaluation is completed. (You may
need to make up some of the details about the student and your work
the client in the mental health counselor scenario:
You and the client agree she would meet with a new psychiatrist for
an evaluation. Compose a letter that you would send, with the
client's permission, to the psychiatrist. In the letter, describe
the reason for your referral, the relevant information you would
like the psychiatrist to have about the client, and the information
you would like to receive after the evaluation is completed. (You
may need to make up some of the details about the client and your
work with her.)
paper should meet the following requirements:
Develop accurate written communication and thoughts that convey the
overall goals of the assignment and do not detract from the overall
message. Your paper should demonstrate graduate-level writing
Your reference list must include at least two sources from current
peer-reviewed journals. You must use APA sixth edition style to list
your references. Refer to the iGuide page APA Style and Format for
The length of your paper should be 3–5 double-spaced pages. Note:
Page count does not include cover page or references.
APA sixth edition formatting, including correct in-text citations,
proper punctuation, double-spacing throughout, proper headings and
subheadings, no skipped lines before headings and subheadings,
proper paragraph and block indentation, no bolding, and no bullets.
Refer to the iGuide page APA Style and Format for more information.
are required to submit your final version of this paper to Turnitin
to generate a final report prior to submitting the assignment for
grading. From the TURNITIN tool, use the Final report option for the
assignment. When your paper is downloaded and viewable in Turnitin,
save the originality report. Refer to the Turnitin tutorial: Viewing
Originality Reports (linked in the resources) for guidance.