Ethics Desk Reference for Psychologists / Edition 1

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The Ethics Desk Reference for Psychologists is an easy-to-use pocket guide that aids psychologists in identifying and avoiding ethical dilemmas. Authors Barnett and Johnson provide a jargon-free summary of each section of the APA Ethics Code (2002), note common dilemmas and conflicts that are associated with each section, and offer practical suggestions for preventing conflict and for promoting positive practice. Additional resources to help psychologists effectively respond to ethical conflicts include:
• a model for ethical decision making
• a detailed checklist of what to do when facing an ethics complaint
• recommendations for ethical practice when faced with high-risk situations
• a list of ethics resources This compact desk reference is an essential resource for all psychologists, trainees, and graduate students.

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Reviewer: Nicholas Greco IV, MS, BCETS, CATSM (Columbia College of Missouri)
Description: This is an exceptionally handy ethics reference that every psychologist will want to have on the desk. It is expertly written and presents the material in a concise and easily digestible manner.
Purpose: According to the authors, the book "is designed to be an accessible, useful, and convenient guide to understanding and applying the American Psychological Association's Ethics Code." However, it also provides the field with an exceptional aid for everyday use. Ultimately, that is the litmus test of any reference tool — to be a valued component of everyday practice.
Audience: Every psychologist will benefit from the use of this book. From academic to practicing clinician, it applies to every branch of psychological study. It will make for an exceptional teaching supplement in all graduate level courses.
Features: The entire ethics code is printed here. In addition, every section provides a brief review to emphasize application, common dilemmas, and preventive practice. The appendix provides a wonderful and detailed list of key ethics resources for psychologists for further research and review.
Assessment: This is an invaluable resource that every psychologist must have on the desk regardless of specialty, position, or role. Highly recommended!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433803529
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 6/30/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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