psych660 | Graduate
Ethics And Professional Issues
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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The APA Ethics Code and Decision Making Process
- Discriminate between the use of aspirational principles and enforceable standards.
- Explain the APA Ethics Code decision-making process.
Standards on Assessment and Therapy
- Determine the criteria that must be met for ethical termination of therapy.
- Evaluate ethical considerations relating to informed consent of vulnerable populations.
- Justify the selection process of culture-neutral assessments.
Standards on Education, Training, Research, and Publication
- Determine whether case studies meet internal review board guidelines.
- Apply the ethical guidelines of professional supervision of trainees in professional psychology programs to a specific case study.
- Evaluate the implications of unethical disclosure of client information.
Standards on Public Statements and Record-keeping
- Justify decisions based on the ethical guidelines for maintaining research records.
- Evaluate the ethical considerations of expert testimony as they relate to preserving the rights of the client.
- Apply ethical standards for maintaining, disseminating, and disposing confidential records.
Dealing with Standards on Human Relations, Privacy, and Confidentiality
- Explain the purpose of informed consent.
- Determine behavior and activities that constitute violations of professional boundaries.
- Evaluate the ethicality of dual relationships.
Resolving Ethical and Competence-Related Issues
- Determine actions that are ethically required when psychological assessment materials are misused.
- Analyze the ethical conflicts related to psychological assessment in forensic cases.
- Evaluate ethical resolution processes that pertain to conflicting organizational interests.
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