Sep 21, 2018  
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CNSA 520 - Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Student Affairs

(3 credits)
This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth exploration of ethical, legal and professional issues relating to student affairs practice, including but not limited to confidentiality, student privacy, contracts, technology/the Internet, boundaries and dual/multiple relationships, record keeping, supervision of paraprofessional undergraduate/graduate student staff, mental health issues of college students and professional practice in student affairs. Students will acquire knowledge on ethical refection and the core ethical principles in student affairs practice. Students will also learn models that infuse multicultural and diversity issues throughout the ethical decision-making process. Students will gain awareness on how legal issues impact student affairs practice and policy development. Students will learn how to manage organizations and structures within student affairs and higher education, and foster collaborative approaches with key campus constituents and administrators.