The Professional Psychologist's Handbook

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781489910271
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/20/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
  • Pages: 779
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.59 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction.- 1. The Context of Professional Psychology.- II. Standards of Professional Practice.- 2. The Development and Application of Standards of Practice for Professional Psychologists.- 3. Ethical and Professional Standards in Psychology.- 4. Standards for Psychological Measurement.- 5. Specialty Standards for Industrial-Organizational Psychologists.- III. Professional Organizations.- 6. A Professional’s Guide to the American Psychological Association.- 7. The National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.- IV. Other Professional Developments.- 8. Accreditation of Professional Training Programs in Psychology.- 9. Peer Review Systems in Psychology.- V. Laws Affecting Professional Practice.- 10. Health Insurance and Third-Party Reimbursement.- 11. Licensing and Certification.- 12. Mental Health Law: Governmental Regulation of Disordered Persons and the Role of the Professional Psychologist.- 13. Developmental Disabilities Law and the Roles of Psychologists.- 14. Malpractice Liability of Psychologists.- VI. Managerial and Business Skills.- 15. The Psychologist as a Manager.- VII. Values and Interests Affecting Professional Decision-Making.- 16. Psychology, Professional Practice, and the Public Interest.- VIII. Political and Regulatory Processes.- 17. The Changing and Creating of Legislation: The Political Process.- IX. Appendixes.- A. Standards for Providers of Psychological Services.- B. Specialty Guidelines for the Delivery of Services.- C. Ethical Principles of Psychologists.- D. Standards for Educational & Psychological Tests.

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