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Personal and Professional Ethics in Psychology
- Evaluate the influence of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) ethical standards on professional practice in the field of psychology.
- Analyze the relationship between personal and professional ethics.
- Explain the importance of professional ethical standards and codes in the field of psychology.
Ethical Decision Making in Psychology
- Explain the importance of ethical decision making in professional psychology.
- Apply the steps in ethical decision making to an ethics issue in professional psychology.
Professional Issues in Psychology
- Analyze the concept of dual relationships in professional psychology.
- Discuss the challenges presented by boundary issues in professional psychology.
Informed Consent, Assessment, Testing, and Diagnosis
- Analyze the legal issues related to informed consent and refusal.
- Evaluate that legal issues associated with assessment, testing, and diagnosis in the field of psychology.
- Explain the role of competence in professional psychology.
- Evaluate the influence of legislation on professional psychology.
- Explain the importance of maintaining confidentiality in the therapeutic relationship.
The Future of Professional Psychology
- Examine the future of professional psychology in contemporary society.
- Analyze the influence of special populations on the field of professional psychology.
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