Decoding the Ethics Code; A Practical Guide for Psychologists, Updated

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-12-29
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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This special Updated Second Edition features the latest 2010 APA Amendments to the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. Geared towards students enrolled in ethics courses in psychology, counseling, and social work, as well as to professionals in the field, this praised guide demystifies the APA Ethics Code. Author Celia B. Fisher, who chaired the APA Ethics Code Task Force, offers this insider's guide on how students can effectively conduct themselves ethically in the professional realm, avoid ethical violations of the Code, and, most importantly, preserve and protect the fundamental rights and welfare of their clients. 

Table of Contents

Introduction and Background
a Code of Ethics for Psychology: How Did We Get Here?
The Introduction and Applicability Section, Preamble, and General Principles: What Do They Mean?
The APA Ethics Code and Ethical Decision Making
Enforceable Standards
Standards for Resolving Ethical Issues
Standards on Competence
Standards on Human Relations
Standards on Privacy and Confidentiality
Standards on Advertising and Other Public Statements
Standards on Record Keeping and Fees
Standards on Education and Training
Standards on Research and Publication
Standards on Assessment
Standards on Therapy
Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, American Psychological Association (2002, amended June 1, 2010)
Readings Regarding Ethics and Human Rights
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