Creating a Professional Disclosure Statement

Order Description

Review the professional disclosure statement on pages 70–73 of your text, Orientation to the

Counseling Profession, and complete the Internet search for other professional disclosure

statements described in this unit’s studies if you have not already done so.
Imagine that you are a fully licensed independent counselor working in the specialization you

aspire to, and create a professional disclosure statement of your own. Include general headings

such as:
• Experience.
• Nature of Counseling.
• Referrals.
• Cost and Fees.
• Treatment Modality.
• Records and Limits to Confidentiality.
• Emergency Protocols.

References:
Erford, B. T. (2014). Orientation to the counseling profession: Advocacy, ethics, and essential

professional foundations (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Inc. ISBN: 9780132850858.

National Board of Certified Counselors https://www.nbcc.org/

American Counseling Association https://www.counseling.org/

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