Ethics Training - Part 1.  Estimated time to complete = 4 hours, (0.4 CEU )


Part 1 is an introduction to a code of ethics for rehabilitation personnel and exploration of these ethical standards to current practice. For this program, each participant will be asked to complete the following activities.


A. Read the CRC or CCWAVES Code of Ethics and describe how each Standard or Tenet applies to your current position (job setting).  [It is expected that counselors will choose the CRC code of ethics (New Version) and vocational specialists will choose the CCWAVES code of ethics].  For each Standard or Tenet (CRC = A.1, A.2, A.3; CCWAVES = Tenet 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 3.1 etc.) describe how this standard or tenet applies to your job setting or professional practice or does not, as the case may be. In this way, each learner will have read and considered each standard or tenets relevance to personal professional practice. Submit your response to the Instructor for review and comment.


B. The University of South Florida Program website   ( and the New CRC Code of Ethics Document present the Principles of Ethical Practice for rehabilitation counselors: beneficence, nonmaleficence, autonomy, justice and fidelity. For this activity, please describe (1) a hypothetical example of the application of each of the five principles and (2) an example, which would represent a violation of each principle. A link to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice developed by the Council on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) is provided to help with this activity. Submit this report to the Instructor for review and comment.


Following the completion of Part 1, confirmation will be sent to the MDRS Training Division, which will be responsible for awarding the appropriate CEU credit.

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