- Autonomy (n): Giving one the freedom, choice and action to make their own decisions and to act on their own personal values.
- Nonmaleficence (n): The concept that reflects the idea of not inflicting intentional harm and engaging in actions that risk harming others, in other words, “above all do no harm.”
- Beneficence (n): To do good, be passionate and to prevent as much harm as possible.
- Justice (n): Being
- Fidelity (n): Involving the notions of loyalty, faithfulness and honoring commitments.
American Counseling Association. (2014). Code of Ethics
Forester-Miller, H., & Davis, T. (1996). A Practitioner’s Guide to Ethical Decision Making.