School Counselor Performance Standard 7: Ethical Practice
Candidates demonstrate ethical and culturally responsive behavior, maintain the highest standard of professionalism and legal obligation, and use consultation and ongoing critical reflection to prevent ethical lapses.
7.1 Engage in professional behavior that reflects ASCA Ethical Standards for School Counselors and
relevant federal and state laws and district policies.
7.2 Describe the impact of federal and state laws and regulations, as well as district policies, on schools,
students, families, and school counseling practice.
7.3 Seek consultation and supervision to support ongoing critical reflection in an effort to identify cultural
blind spots and prevent ethical lapses.