Help me study for my class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.
Before beginning your thread, read, analyze, and critique the code of ethics
for AAMFT, IAMFC, AACC, and ACA. Here are the current locations for the AAMFT
and ACA codes:
Then, follow these instructions:
1. Listed below is a situation that may or may not violate codes of ethics
when working with families. Study the scenario carefully and then go to the
codes of ethics for AAMFT, IAMFC, AACC, and ACA to find the ethical answers to
the dilemmas presented. Be sure to record the code location on each ethical
code where the violation or permission is given for the counselor to do what had
been done (ex: AAMFT 2.2 or ACA B.7. 2).
You are a single counselor with your own private agency. You saw a family
for a year in 2003. During the counseling sessions you realized there was an
attraction between you and the oldest daughter or son. Since you did not want
to hinder the therapeutic relationship you had built with the family, you did
not pursue a romantic relationship. After one of the family sessions you and
the daughter/son admit to the romantic feelings you have for each other, yet
agreed not to pursue this attraction. Later the family seems to improve and the
counseling was terminated. It has been 24 months since your last counseling
session, so you decide to call and pursue your romantic feelings for this
client. Have you, as a professional counselor, conducted yourself in an ethical
Your initial thread should be 500 - 600 words (no more) and must be submitted
no later than 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday.