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Event Detail for - Legal Literacy and Ethical Practice in the Complex World of School Counseling
Event Type: Professional Development Offerings Date of Event: Apr 18, 2018 8:30 AM - Apr 18, 2018 2:45 PM
Description: School counselors must negotiate the competing interests of the overregulated school environment, studentís need for confidentiality and the legal rights of parents to be the guiding voice in their children lives. Updates on these competing interests will be discussed through ten primary court rulings and the new 2016 ASCA Ethical Standards for School Counselors. Legal rulings and ethical practice will be highlighted in areas such as sexually active students, bullying, academic advising, child abuse, educational records, sexual harassment, First Amendment rights, and transgender youth. Particular attention will be given to the developing laws regarding off-campus cyber speech and other uses of social media that are difficult to address without offending the First Amendment. Through case study and the application of federal, state, and judge-made laws, participants will actively dialogue in a lively forum. The goal is to facilitate participantsí legal literacy and provide guiding pr
Location: Village Inn, Clemmons
Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Stone
Audience: School Counselors Special Notes: District restrictions will be removed 3/16/2018.