COSCA Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.
COSCA's policy on the referral of clients.
COSCA's policy on the retention of client records of member organisations and individual members when delivery of counselling and psychotherapy ceases
Members of COSCA are encouraged to follow this guideline on domestic abuse.
COSCA's guidance on the duty of candour.
This is COSCA's policy position on client/counsellor relationships post counselling.
This is a proposed contract for participating in recordings of practice counselling skills/counselling sessions.
COSCA Guidance on Responding to Critical Incidents (for Counsellors and Psychotherapists).
COSCA Guideline on Online Networking, Email and Social Media.
The premises in which counselling and psychotherapy takes place should be suitable for the establishment and maintenance of a positive and safe therapeutic relationship between the client and the counsellor and/or psychotherapist.
COSCA Guideline on the Use of Technologies in Counselling/Psychotherapy, Supervision and the Use of Counselling Skills.
Information and Guidance for Individual and Organisational Members of COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland)
COSCA statement on Conversion or Reparative Therapies.
Information regarding the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme.
GIRFEC article from COSCA Journal Summer 2010.
COSCA Guidelines for Data Recording: use and storge of tapes, discs and electronic material.
Points for COSCA Member Organisations and Individual Members to consider relating to Electronic Record Keeping.
Exploring Ethical Decision Making
The following two videos are presented by Kay Kennedy and are COSCA audio slide presentations on exploring ethical decision making.
This paper on Note Keeping gives important considerations for counselling and counselling skills organisations.
COSCA Guideline on record keeping.
COSCA Guidance on the preparation of Clinical Professional Wills for Counsellors/Supervisors.