Professional Ethical Issues and the Development of Professional Ethical Standards in Counseling and Clinical Psychology in China

TitleProfessional Ethical Issues and the Development of Professional Ethical Standards in Counseling and Clinical Psychology in China
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsQian, M, Gao, J, Yao, P, Rodriguez, MA
JournalEthics & Behavior
Volume19
Issue4
Date Published07/2009
ISSN Number1050-8422
AbstractThis article aims to summarize the current ethical issues in the field of clinical and counseling psychology and the process of developing professional ethical standards in China. First, through a review of the history of counseling and psychotherapy in China, general background information is provided. Important ethical issues are then discussed based on the results from several empirical studies. Finally, the process of developing the new edition of the Chinese Psychological Society Code of Ethics for Clinical and Counseling Psychology, the main contents as well as the considerations taken into account in the development of this code are presented.
NotesAccessed through the Ethics in Science and Engineering National Clearinghouse
URLhttp://www.ethicslibrary.org/resources/166/
DOI10.1080/10508420903035273
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