New Concepts in the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics

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The 2014 revision of the ACA Code of Ethics (American Counseling Association [ACA], ) substantially raises the bar for the ethical practice of professional counselors. This article provides interviews with members of the ACA Ethics Revision Task Force that explore and clarify new imperatives in the areas of ethical decision making, professional values, managing and maintaining boundaries, technology (including social media), the nonimposition of counselor personal values, counselor education, legal issues, sliding scales, and fee splitting.

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Kaplan, D.M., Francis, P.C., Hermann, M.A., Baca, J.V., Goodnough, G.E., Hodges, S., Spurgeon, S.L., & Wade, M.E. (2017). New Concepts in the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics. Journal of Counseling & Development, 95(1), 110-120. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcad.12122