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Local, State, and National Public Policies and Clinical Mental Health Services

Discuss the role of the CMHC in both providing and seeking professional consultation. Give a few examples of times when a CMHC might be asked to provide consultation as well as times when a CMHC is likely to seek professional consultation.

Discuss how the policies of professional, governmental, and accrediting organizations impact the practice of clinical mental health counseling and share examples of how these policies might benefit potential clients.

Discuss how local, state, and national public policies potentially affect the quality and accessibility of clinical mental health services.

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Discuss the role of the CMHC in both providing and seeking professional consultation. Give a few examples of times when a CMHC might be asked to provide consultation as well as times when a CMHC is likely to seek professional consultation.

Professional counselors must consult with other professionals when facing ethical situations because it encourages the counselor to ponder separate options. Utilizing the experience and expertise of more than one person is better than tackling the problem alone if the counselor is in doubt. Counselors have an obligation to only reveal information germane to the consultation. Some incidents that could necessitate a consultation include a counselor who could provide a colleague when the colleague has sought ...

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The solution discusses local, state and national public policies and clinical mental health services.

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