CHD 5093 Technology in Counseling Name: Date: __________________________________


CHD 5093 Technology in Counseling
Name:
Date:
______________________________________________________________________________
Directions: The student will explore and discuss the role of technology in counseling. The student will utilize a minimum of four sources; a minimum of one source utilized per subject area. One of the four required sources must be the ACA Codes of Ethics, the other sources could be scholarly journals, books, and/or appropriate websites. The student will respond to the pre-set prompts listed below as a reflection paper (utilizing proper spelling, grammar, intelligible sentences, and APA format for the intext citations and references only).
1. Web Counseling or Telehealth
A. Define the current issue and how it is utilized in the counseling profession today. Discuss the relevant ACA standards concerning the counselor’s role and responsibility with the issue.
B. Discuss your personal and professional view of the issue by indicating at least one pro and one con for both the counselor and client when utilized in the counseling relationship.
2. Social Media (like Facebook, Twitter, etc.…) (both personal and professional use)
A. Define the current issue and how it is utilized in the counseling profession today. Discuss the relevant ACA standards concerning the counselor’s role and responsibility with the issue.
B. Discuss your personal and professional view of the issue by indicating at least one pro and one con for both the counselor and client when utilized in the counseling relationship.
3. Technology Credential
A. Research and describe ONE potential web/Telehealth counseling credential that a professional counselor might obtain. Does a code of ethics for web/Telehealth counseling exist? Research and report your findings?
B. Discuss what the credential allows the counselor to do and the requirements to obtain it.
4. Counseling Relationship Strategies
A. Define in your own words what it means to be a multiculturally competent counselor and how you will prepare to implement this posture as a future counselor.
B. Describe and discuss at least two ethically and culturally relevant strategies that the counselor may employ to create and maintain successful relationships with potential clients, for both in-person and technology-assisted.


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