Thursday, October 7, 2010

School Counselors Confronting Cyberbullying now an Ethical Obligation

ASCA just updated its ethical standards. Now, confronting cyberbullying is an ethical obligation for school counselors. 

According to Section A.10.e of the American School Counselor Association Ethical Standards for School Counselors, school counselors should:

Consider the extent to which cyberbullying is interfering with students’ educational process and base guidance curriculum and intervention programming for this pervasive and potentially dangerous problem on research-based and best practices. p. 3

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