Decoding the Ethics Code: A Practical Guide for Psychologists / Edition 1

Decoding the Ethics Code: A Practical Guide for Psychologists / Edition 1

by Celia B. Fisher
     
 

Fisher (director, Fordham University Center for Ethics Education; Marie Doty University Chair in psychology) introduces psychologists and other mental health professionals to the 2002 American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. The book helps psychologists apply the Code to the scientific, professional, and legal… See more details below

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Fisher (director, Fordham University Center for Ethics Education; Marie Doty University Chair in psychology) introduces psychologists and other mental health professionals to the 2002 American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. The book helps psychologists apply the Code to the scientific, professional, and legal realities of the discipline, discussing the foundation and application of each standard to the scientific, teaching, and professional roles of psychologists, and offering examples of behaviors that comply with or violate standards. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761926191
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/17/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.14(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface: Navigating This Book
Pt. IIntroduction and Background1
1A Code of Ethics for Psychology: How Did We Get Here?3
2The Introduction and Applicability Section, Preamble, and General Principles: What Do They Mean?11
3Changes From the 1992 Ethics Code: What You May Need to Know Right Now23
Pt. IIEnforceable Standards31
4Standards for Resolving Ethical Issues33
5Standards on Competence45
6Standards on Human Relations59
7Standards on Privacy and Confidentiality85
8Standards on Advertising and Other Public Statements103
9Standards on Record Keeping and Fees115
10Standards on Education and Training135
11Standards on Research and Publication145
12Standards on Assessment179
13Standards on Therapy211
Pt. IIIEthics in Action235
14The APA Ethics Code and Ethical Decision Making237
AppEthical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, American Psychological Association (2002)247
References265
Index273
About the Author283

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