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Decoding the ethics code : a practical guide for psychologists

Author: Celia B Fisher
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats

Revised to reflect the current status of scientific and professional theory, practices, and debate across all facets of ethical decision making, this latest edition of Celia B. Fisher's acclaimed  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Celia B Fisher
ISBN: 9781483369297 1483369293
OCLC Number: 932066607
Description: xli, 523 pages P: illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: Introduction and Background Chapter 1: A Code of Ethics for Psychology: How Did We Get Here? Beginnings The 2010 Amendments: The Controversy Over Psychologists' Involvement in Inhumane Military Interrogations Format and Distinctive Features of the APA Ethics Code Chapter 2: The Introduction and Applicability Section, Preamble, and General Principles: What Do They Mean? Understanding the Introduction and Applicability Section and the Preamble What Is the Relevance of Specific Language Used in the Ethics Code? How Is the Ethics Code Related to APA Ethics Enforcement? How Is the Ethics Code Related to Sanctions by Other Bodies? How Is the APA Ethics Code Related to Law? General Principles Chapter 3: The APA Ethics Code and Ethical Decision Making Ethical Commitment and Virtues Ethical Awareness and Moral Principles Ethical Awareness and Ethical Theories Ethical Absolutism, Ethical Relativism, and Ethical Contextualism Ethical Competence Steps in Ethical Decision Making Doing Good Well Part II. Enforceable Standards Chapter 4: Standards for Resolving Ethical Issues 1. Resolving Ethical Issues Chapter 5: Standards on Competence 2. Competence Chapter 6: Standards on Human Relations 3. Human Relations Chapter 7: Standards on Privacy and Confidentiality 4. Privacy and Confidentiality Chapter 8: Standards on Advertising and Other Public Statements 5. Advertising and Other Public Statements Chapter 9: Standards on Record Keeping and Fees 6. Record Keeping and Fees Chapter 10: Standards on Education and Training 7. Education and Training Chapter 11: Standards on Research and Publication 8. Research And Publication Chapter 12: Standards on Assessment 9. Assessment Chapter 13: Standards on Therapy 10. Therapy Appendix A: Case Studies for Ethical Decision Making
Responsibility: Celia B. Fisher, Center for Ethics Education, Fordham University.


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