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Ethics in Psychology: Professional Standards and Cases

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About the Course:

This book considers many of the ethical questions and dilemmas that psychologists encounter in their everyday practice, research, and teaching. Taking a practical, commonsense approach to ethics, this useful book offers constructive approaches for both preventing problems and resolving ethical predicaments. You will find extensive case studies that provide illustrative guidance on a wide variety of topics, such as fee setting, advertising for clients, research ethics, sexual attraction, classroom ethics, managed care issues, confidentiality and much more.

This course is based on the book, Ethics in Psychology: Professional Standards and Cases created by Gerald P. Koocher, Ph.D. & Patricia Keith-Spiegel

Publication Date:

1998 2nd Edition

Course Material Author

Gerald P. Koocher, Ph.D. & Patricia Keith-Spiegel
Dr. Koocher is Associate Professor of Psychology and Executive Director of the Linda Pollin Institute at Harvard Medical School and Chief Psychologist at Boston's Children's Hospital. Patricia Keith-Spiegel is Voran Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Center of the Teaching of Integrity at Ball State University

Gerald P. Koocher, Ph.D. & Patricia Keith-Spiegel authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about ethical dilemmas, as well as approaches to preventing problems and resolving ethical predicaments. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. to be able to become aware of how ethical standards of the profession apply to specific situations
  2. to be able to understand information and decision-making strategies to assist in avoiding or preventing ethical misconduct

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