Dr. Ron Lehr

Professor

School of Education
Box 57
Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
B4P 2R6

Office: Emmerson 216
Phone: (902) 585-1302
Fax: (902) 585-1761
Confidential Fax: (902) 585-1028

Email: ron.lehr@acadiau.ca

Office Hours:
By appointment

Education: B.A., B.A.(ED), M.Ed., Ph.D. (University of Alberta)

Research Interests:

Counselling Ethics (primarily: ethical decision making, confidentiality, records and informed consent)
Counsellor Supervision
School Counselling

Recent Publications:

Robinson, B., Lehr, R., & Severi, S. (2015). Confidentiality in the Canadian context: Honouring fiduciary responsibility within the parameters of ethical and legal best practices. In L. Martin, B. Shepard, & R. Lehr (Eds.) Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Experience: Ethics Based Issues and Cases. (pages tba) Ottawa: Canada. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

Robinson, B., Lehr, R., Severi, S., & Martin, L. (2015). Working with Children, Youth, and Persons with Diminished Capacity. In L. Martin, B. Shepard, & R. Lehr (Eds.) Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Experience: Ethics Based Issues and Cases. (pages tba) Ottawa: Canada. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

Robinson, B., Lehr, R., & Severi, S. (2015). Informed consent: Establishing an ethically and legally congruent foundation for the counselling relationship. In L. Martin, B. Shepard, & R. Lehr (Eds.) (Eds.) Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Experience: Ethics Based Issues and Cases. (pages tba) Ottawa: Canada. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

Martin, L., Shepard, B., & Lehr, R. (Eds.). (2015).Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Experience: Ethics Based Issues and Cases. Ottawa: Canada. Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

Lehr, R., Belgrave, M., Watt, C., & Hill-Lehr, A. (2013). Ethical Discernment Points: The Alchemy of Dialogue, Deliberation, and Decisions. Canadian Journal Of Counselling And Psychotherapy / Revue Canadienne De Counseling Et De PsychothéRapie, 47(4).

Lehr, R., Lehr, A. & Sumarah, J. (2006). Confidentiality and Informed Consent: School Counsellors' Perceptions of Ethical Practice. Canadian Journal of Counselling, 41(1).16-30. ®

Schulz, W., Sheppard, G., Lehr, R. & Shepard, B. (2006). Counselling Ethics: Issues and Cases. Ottawa: ON. CCA.

Lehr, R. (2005). Using computer-assisted supervision in counsellor education programs. Canadian Journal of Counselling, 39(1), 29-39. ®

Lehr, R. & Sumarah, J. (2004). Professional Judgement in Ethical Decision Making: Dialogue and Relationship. Canadian Journal of Counselling, 38(1), 14-24. ®

Lehr, R. & MacMillan, P. (2002). The psychological and emotional impact of divorce: The young non-custodial father speaks. Families in Society, 82(4), 373-382.

Lehr, R. & Sumarah, J. (2002). Exploring the vision: What contributes to the successful implementation of a Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program? The Professional Counselor, 5(4), 292-29.

Sumarah, J. & Lehr, R. (2002). Catching the vision: Guidance and Counselling in Nova Scotia's schools. Canadian Journal of Counselling,36(1), 14-24.

Campbell, M., Robinson, B., Sumarah, J., & Lehr, R. (2002).  Why engage in Ethical Practice and Reflection. Nova Scotia School Counsellors Association Journal, 9, 1-5.

Lehr, R. (2002). Ethical Decision Making in School Environments. Nova Scotia School Counsellors Association Journal, 9, 20-24.

Additional Information:

Please refer to Dr. Lehr's website