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SCED 509 Ethical and Legal Issues in Education and School Counseling

Content: Study of sources of law under which educators operate. Case law, lectures, and discussions concentrate on legal rights and responsibilities of all individuals attending or employed by public schools. Examination of areas of educational governance (e.g., courses of law and the courts, schools, and the states). Explores the ethical codes of the American School Counselor Association and the American Counseling Association using case studies. Meets the requirement of the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission for knowledge of federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination.
Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 3 semester hours.