Ethical & Multicultural Guidelines

American Counseling Association

2014 ACA Code of Ethics

ACA Advocacy Competencies, Updated May 2020

ARCA Disability-Related Counseling Competencies, Updated March 27, 2019

Animal Assisted Therapy Competencies. June 2016

Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies.* July 2015

Competencies for Counseling the Multiracial Population. March 2015

ALGBTIC Competencies for Counseling LGBQIQA Individuals. June 2012

ALGBTIC Competencies for Counseling Transgender Clients. September 2009.

Multicultural Career Counseling Competencies. August 2009

Competencies for Addressing Spiritual and Religious Issues in Counseling. May 2009

American Psychological Association (APA)

Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct

Diversity Guidelines for APA Approved Sponsors of Continuing Education

Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Sexual Minority Persons (2021)

Inclusive Language Guidelines (2021)

Guidelines for Psychological Practice for People with Low-Income and Economic Marginalization (2019).

Race and Ethnicity Guidelines in Psychology: Promoting Responsiveness and Equity (2019)

Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Boys and Men (2018)

Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Girls and Women (2018)

Multicultural Guidelines: An Ecological Approach to Context, Identity, and Intersectionality (2017)

Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (2014)

Guidelines for Assessment of and Intervention With Persons With Disabilities (2011)

Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice, and Organizational Change for Psychologists (2002)

National Association of Social Workers

NASW Code of Ethics

Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice

Advocacy for Equality

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Asian-Americans Advancing Equality

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials


National Center for Transgender Equality

Transgender Law Center