Essential ethics for psychologists : a primer for understanding and mastering core issues

TitleEssential ethics for psychologists : a primer for understanding and mastering core issues
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsNagy, TF
PublisherAmerican Psychological Association
Place PublishedWashington, D.C.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9781433808630
Accession Number16097077
Keywordsprofessional , PSYCHOLOGISTS , PSYCHOLOGY
AbstractThis book offers a basic introduction to the American Psychological Association's code of ethics, as well as an introduction to the history of ethics in psychology and an overview of general concepts. It also explores key issues such as competence, informed consent, privacy and confidentiality, and avoiding harm and exploitation play in to key psychologist roles, including assessment, research and publication, and teaching and supervision. Includes a number of case studies and a further reading list.
Notes2010005235Thomas F. Nagy.Includes bibliographical references and index.Thinking critically about ethics -- A brief history and overview of the APA ethics code -- The general ethical principles of psychologists -- Competence -- Informed consent -- Privacy and confidentiality -- Avoiding harm and exploitation -- Approaches to ethical decision making -- Ethics in psychological assessment -- Ethics in psychotherapy -- Ethics in research and publication -- Ethics in teaching, training, and supervision.
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