The ethical principles that I found in the BACPs Ethical Framework were (as follows):
The personal moral qualities that I found in the BACPs Ethical Framework were (as follows):
The ethical principles and personal moral qualities that I shall be explaining are:
Autonomy is “respect for the client’s right to be self-governing” (that is what the framework says). This means allowing the clients to make their decisions independently if they wish to. This principle highlights the importance of reinforcing a client’s ability to be independent in all aspects of their live.
Beneficence is “acting within the best interests of the client based upon the assessments” (that is what the framework says). This means working closely on an individual’s level of competence and ensuring that there are services that the individual can access with the suitable training/experience.
Humility is “the ability to assess accurately and acknowledge one’s own strengths and weaknesses” (that is what the framework says). This means working to the best of a counsellor’s ability and knowing their own strengths and weaknesses and knowing that if they cannot manage something then they must seek advice from supervision.
Non-maleficence is “avoiding sexual, financial, emotional or any other form of client exploitation; avoiding incompetence or malpractice; not providing services when