If practice is not self regulated by professional bodies then the Government is likely to step in and regulate from outside.
UK context is that you are not required to belong to a regulatory body in order to practise careers guidance.
Nevertheless, important that practitioners recognise that the licence to practise carries with it the responsibility to practise ethically that is drawing on a code of practice which recognises:
Beneficence: actively doing good for your client
Non- maleficence: minimising harm for your client
Justice: doing what is fairest for the majority
Autonomy: recognising the voice of the individual
IN PAIRS WORK ON ACTUAL ETHICAL PROBLEMS IN USING ICT FOR GUIDANCE DELIVERY – OR IDENTIFY POSSIBLE ISSUES
N. B WILL NEED TO BUILD UP CASE STUDIES FOR TRAINERS
Last update: 12:58 24/11 2004