According to the 2014 ACA code of ethics Counselors respect the diversity of clients, trainees, and research participants and seek training in areas in which they are at risk of imposing their values onto clients, especially when the counselors values are inconsistent with the clients goals or are discriminatory in nature.” Review Butman and Yarhouses article Psychopathology Through the Eyes of Faith: Integrative Reflections for the Classroom and Beyond and briefly describe their approach to teaching psychopathology. Identify two or three elements you find interesting about their method of teaching psychopathology and explain why they are important to you.
Oftentimes, the presentation of mental illness is regarded as scary or threatening. How is this concept perpetuated in the media and other social outlets? Discuss and provide at least two examples of how this is occurring in society today.