Ethical Conflicts in Psychology

Ethical Conflicts in Psychology

by Eric Y. Drogin PhD, JD

Paperback(Fifth Edition)

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First published in 1995, Ethical Conflicts in Psychology has long been a definitive resource for students, researchers, and practitioners.  Widely adopted as a textbook in graduate psychology courses in ethics and continuing education development, this innovative volume presents readers with over 100 different perspectives on crucial and tricky ethical issues, including the duty to protect, multiple relationships, privacy, privileged communication, navigating federal regulations governing the transmission of health care records under HIPAA, testifying as an expert witness, and practicing ethically within the boundaries of managed care. Material has been excerpted from a wide variety of publications to illuminate the most salient points related to ethics.  Excerpts are linked to original commentary that highlights opposing viewpoints, poses lively discussion questions, offers numerous vignettes, and suggests additional readings. 
This extensively revised and updated fifth edition includes more than 40 articles and studies published since 2010 on topics ranging from the research replication crisis, and acculturation in ethical thinking, to providing telepsychological services, and the ethics of internet research.   

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433829871
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 01/22/2019
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 840
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Eric Y. Drogin, JD, PhD, ABPP, is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and a Diplomate and former President of the American Board of Forensic Psychology. Dr. Drogin holds faculty appointments with the Harvard Medical School and the BIDMC Harvard Psychiatry Residency Training Program, and is a member of the Program in Psychiatry & the Law at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center.  Dr. Drogin lives in the suburbs of Boston, MA. Visit and follow@EricDrogin.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition xiii

Preface to the First Edition xv

Introduction 3

1 Ethics Codes and How They are Enforced 5

1.1 A Short History of the Development of APA's Ethics Codes Donald N. Bersoff 7

1.2 Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct: American Psychological Association 11

1.3 Amendments to the 2002 "Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct" in 2010 and 2016: American Psychological Association 38

1.4 Examining the Personal-Professional Distinction: Ethics Codes and the Difficulty of Drawing a Boundary Randolph B. Pipes Jaymee E. Holstein Maria G. Aguirre 41

1.5 Bylaws of the American Psychological Association: American Psychological Association 50

1.6 Rules and Procedures: October 1, 2001: Ethics Committee of the American Psychological Association 53

1.7 Professional Practice Guidelines: Guidance for Developers and Users: American Psychological Association 57

2 How Ethics Are Applied 79

2.1 Ethical Decision Making in Mental Health Contexts: Representative Models and an Organizational Framework R. Rocco Cottone 81

2.2 Ethical Ambiguities in the Practice of Child Clinical Psychology Carole I. Mannheim Michael Sancilio Susan Phipps-Yonas Donald Brunnquell Peter Somers Georganne Farseth Fred Ninonuevo 88

2.3 Practical Ethics Jeffrey N. Younggren 102

2.4 Ethics of Practice: The Beliefs and Behaviors of Psychologists as Therapists Kenneth S. Pope Barbara G. Tabachnick Patricia Keith-Spiegel 105

2.5 The Ethical Decision-Making Model Samuel J. Knapp Michael C. Gottlieb Mitchell M. Handelsman 131

2.6 When Laws and Ethics Collide: What Should Psychologists Do? Samuel Knapp Michael Gottlieb Jason Berman Mitchell M. Handelsman 152

3 Learning Ethics 165

3.1 Training Ethical Psychologists: An Acculturation Model Mitchell M. Handelsman Michael C. Gottlieb Samuel Knapp 167

3.2 Some Principles for Ethics Education: Implementing the Acculturation Model Michael C. Gottlieb Mitchell M. Handelsman Samuel Knapp 174

3.3 Ethical Issues in Education and Training Jennifer A. Erickson Cornish 182

3.4 Competency Training in Ethics Education and Practice Cynthia de las Fuentes Mary E. Willmuth Catherine Yarrow 190

3.5 Impressions of Misconduct: Graduate Students' Perception of Faculty Ethical Violations in Scientist-Practitioner Clinical Psychology Programs Alicia M. January David A. Meyerson L. Felice Reddy Anna R. Docherty Elizabeth A. Klonoff 200

3.6 Ethics Education in Professional Psychology: A Survey of American Psychological Association Accredited Programs Melanie M. Domenech Rodriguez Jennifer A. Erickson Cornish Janet T. Thomas Linda Forrest Austin Anderson James N. Bow 209

3.7 Psychology Ethics Education in a Peer-Facilitated Laboratory Setting Mary Jo Loughran Deanna Hamilton Cynthia Magistro 217

3.8 Evaluating Continuing Professional Education in Ethics Richard F. Ponton 225

3.9 On Psychology and Virtue Ethics Frank C. Richardson 234

4 Confidentiality, Privilege, and Privacy 245

4.1 Privacy and Confidentiality Thomas F. Nagy 247

4.2 Confidentiality and Privacy David L. Shapiro Steven R. Smith 255

4.3 Privacy and Confidentiality in Psychotherapy Louis Everstine Diana Sullivan Everstine Gary M. Heymann Reiko Homma True David H. Frey Harold G. Johnson Richard H. Seiden 261

4.4 Some Contrarian Concerns About Law, Psychology, and Public Policy Donald N. Bersoff 268

4.5 Limiting Therapist Exposure to Tarasoff Liability: Guidelines for Risk Containment John Monahan 279

4.6 Outpatient Psychotherapy With Dangerous Clients: A Model for Clinical Decision Making Derek Truscott Jim Evans Sheila Mansell 287

4.7 Factors Contributing to Breaking Confidentiality With Adolescent Clients: A Survey of Pediatric Psychologists Jeremy R. Sullivan Eleazar Ramirez William A. Rae Nancy Pena Razo Carrie A. George 295

4.8 Confidentiality and Electronic Health Records: Keeping Up With Advances in Technology and Expectations for Access Britt A. Nielsen 303

4.9 HIV, Confidentiality, and Duty to Protect: A Decision-Making Model Tiffany Chenneville 309

5 Multiple Relationships 317

5.1 A Preliminary Look at How Psychologists Identify, Evaluate, and Proceed When Faced With Possible Multiple Relationship Dilemmas Douglas H. Lamb Salvatore J. Catanzaro Annorah S. Moorman 319

5.2 Sexual Boundary Violations: A Century of Violations and a Time to Analyze Judith L. Alpert Arlene (Lu) Steinberg 327

5.3 Nonromantic, Nonsexual Posttherapy Relationships Between Psychologists and Former Clients: An Exploratory Study of Critical Incidents Sharon K. Anderson Karen S. Kitchener 336

5.4 Therapeutic Boundaries in Telepsychology: Unique Issues and Best Practice Recommendations Katherine B. Drum Heather L. Littleton 344

5.5 Maintaining Boundaries in the Treatment of Pathological Narcissism Andrew F. Luchner 351

5.6 Boundaries, Multiple Roles, and the Professional Relationship Rita Sommers-Flanagan 360

5.7 The Current State of Sexual Ethics Training in Clinical Psychology: Issues of Quantity, Quality, and Effectiveness Linda M. Housman Jayne E. Stake 368

5.8 Managing Risk When Contemplating Multiple Relationships Jeffrey N. Younggren Michael C. Gottlieb 376

5.9 Remediation for Ethics Violations: Focus no Psychotherapists' Sexual Contact with Clients Melissa J. Layman J. Regis McNamara 384

6 Psychological Assessment 393

6.1 Ethics in Psychological Testing and Assessment Frederick T. L. Leong Yang Sue Park Mark M. Leach 395

6.2 Legal Issues in School Psychological Assessments Matthew K. Burns David C. Parker Susan Jacob 401

6.3 APA's Guidelines for Test User Qualifications: An Executive Summary Samuel M. Turner Stephen T. DeMers Heather Roberts Fox Geoffrey M. Reed 408

6.4 Strategies for Private Practitioners Coping With Subpoenas or Compelled Testimony for Client/Patient Records or Test Data or Test Materials: Committee on Legal Issues 415

6.5 The Ethical Practice of School Psychology: A Rebuttal and Suggested Model Donald N. Bersoff 427

6.6 Utilization Rates of Computerized Tests and Test Batteries Among Clinical Neuropsychologists in the United States and Canada Laura A. Rabin Amanda T. Spadaccini Donald L. Brodale Kevin S. Grant Milushka M. Elbulok-Charcape William B. Barr 436

6.7 Psychological Testing on the Internet: New Problems, Old Issues Jack A. Naglieri Fritz Drasgow Mark Schmit Len Handler Aurelio Prifitera Amy Margolis Roberto Velasquez 443

6.8 Practical and Ethical Issues in Teaching Psychological Testing Patricia A. Rupert Neal F. Kozlowski Laura A. Hoffman Denise D. Daniels Jeanne M. Piette 450

7 Therapy and Other Forms of Intervention 463

7.1 Seeking an Understanding of Informed Consent Jeffrey E. Barnett 465

7.2 Ethics and Values [Couple and Family Therapy] Jay L. Lebow 472

7.3 National Survey of Ethical Practices Across Rural and Urban Communities Craig M. Helbok Robert P. Marinelli Richard T. Walls 478

7.4 Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Girls and Women: American Psychological Association 483

7.5 Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients: American Psychological Association 494

7.6 Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People: American Psychological Association 512

7.7 Multicultural Guidelines: An Ecological Approach to Context, Identity, and Intersectionality: American Psychological Association 527

7.8 Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Older Adults: American Psychological Association 539

7.9 Guidelines for Assessment of and Intervention With Persons With Disabilities: American Psychological Association 556

7.10 Practice Guidelines Regarding Psychologists' Involvement in Pharmacological Issues: American Psychological Association 572

7.11 Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology: Joint Task Force for the Development of Telepsychology Guidelines for Psychologists 582

8 Academia, Research, Teaching, and Supervision 591

8.1 Ethics in Research and Publication Thomas F. Nagy 593

8.2 Asking Too Much of Institutional Review Boards Gregory A. Miller 609

8.3 Deception in Research Allan J. Kimmel 617

8.4 Laboratory Animal Research Ethics: A Practical Educational Approach Jennifer L. Perry Nancy K. Dess 624

8.5 Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Animals in Research: American Psychological Association 632

8.6 Psychological Research Online: Report of Board of Scientific Affairs' Advisory Group on the Conduct of Research on the Internet Robert Kraut Judith Olson Mahzarin Banaji Amy Bruckman Jeffrey Cohen Mick Couper 639

8.7 What and When Should Undergraduates Learn About Research Ethics? Blaine F. Peden Allen H. Keniston 649

8.8 Ethics in Teaching, Training, and Supervision Thomas F. Nagy 657

9 Forensic Settings 667

9.1 Ethical Challenges in Forensic Psychology Practice Michael C. Gottlieb Alicia Coleman 669

9.2 The Expert Witness, the Adversary System, and the Voice of Reason: Reconciling Impartiality and Advocacy Daniel W. Shuman Stuart A. Greenberg 679

9.3 Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology: American Psychological Association 686

9.4 Guidelines for Child Custody Evaluations in Family Law Proceedings: American Psychological Association 702

9.5 Irreconcilable Conflict Between Therapeutic and Forensic Roles Stuart A. Greenberg Daniel W. Shuman 710

9.6 Conducting Risk Evaluations for Future Violence: Ethical Practice Is Possible Anton O. Tolman Andrea L. Rotzien 715

9.7 Law, Ethics, and Competence David Breiger Kristen Bishop G. Andrew H. Benjamin 721

9.8 Legal and Ethical Pitfalls Michael Karson Lavita Nadkarni 731

10 The Business of Psychology 739

10.1 Record Keeping Guidelines: American Psychological Association 741

10.2 The American Psychological Association's Revised "Record Keeping Guidelines": Implications for the Practitioner Eric Y. Drogin Mary Connell William E. Foote Cynthia A. Sturm 748

10.3 HIPAA: Federal Regulation of Healthcare Records Donald N. Bersoff 755

10.4 The Ethics of Billing, Collecting, and Financial Arrangements: A Working Framework for Clinicians Jeffrey E. Barnett Steven Walfish 758

10.5 Practicing Psychology in the Era of Managed Care: Implications for Practice and Training Lisa M. Sanchez Samuel M. Turner 777

10.6 Considerations for Ethical Practice in Managed Care Catherine Acuff Bruce E. Bennett Patricia M. Bricklin Mathilda B. Canter Samuel J. Knapp Stanley Moldawsky Randy Phelps 789

Index 817

About the Author 841

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