marriage family and child counseling in the community

Review the legal statutes for professional counseling practice in your state.

Research ethical and legal issues of public interest in marriage, family, and child counseling.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper on a specific ethical and legal issue in your community. Include the following:

  • Summarize the issue.
  • Describe which ethical code it relates to and explain why.
  • Explain which state legal statutes are applicable and why they are applicable.
  • Describe a strategy for handling the issue as an LMFT (or professional counselor with the appropriate state license allowing you to engage in marital, couple, and family counseling).

Include a minimum of 2 references.