Boundaries are critical in the legal and ethical practice of human service professionals. Before answering the questions, be sure you have read the chapters and watched the videos from the readings in this unit.
Please respond to the following:
- Why do you think professional boundaries are important in the client–professional relationship? How do they impact the professional interview?
- Which professional boundaries do you think will be easy to maintain? Which ones do you think you might have more difficulty with? Why?
- Discuss your thoughts on the professional boundary of self-disclosure. When can it be helpful? When might it be harmful?