Moral orientation as a component of ethical decision making

Dana Heller Levitt, Ashley A. Aligo

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Morals are foundational to professional and ethical counseling practice. Moral orientation may play an integral role in ethical decision making. The authors review the literature regarding moral orientation and discuss the connection to ethical decision making. Implications for counselor preparation and practice are addressed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-204
Number of pages10
JournalCounseling and Values
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 2013


  • care orientation
  • ethical decision making
  • justice orientation
  • moral orientation


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