Ethical Awareness Inventory
"Psychologists need to be self-reflective ... engage in even-tempered observation and interpretation ... and increase the beneficial use of psychological knowledge" (Koocher, 2007).
This paper covers ethical issues and an ethical survey that was taken.
Results of the Survey / My Ethical Style
Role of Personal Ethics in Psychology / Development of Principle
When it comes to my viewpoint about personal ethics for myself and personal ethics for a psychologist, I conduct research to see what scholars are saying, and then make up my mind as to my personal ideas. In fact, some of the literature I have found suggests it is okay for a psychologist to only apply all ethical values, but not necessarily outside the office. I disagree strongly to that. If you're in the field, you have an obligation to represent your profession wherever you are and whatever you do.
The literature I found shows that it is of course very important for the psychologist to follow, as closely as possible, the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. The American Psychological Association's (APA) ethical guidelines are near universally adhered to by professional psychologists. However, there are some ethical issues that the APA appears to allow but may not be wise for psychologist (or anyone in this...
In other words, once you're not at work, helping a patient or other official tasks, you're on your own -- within reason, of course. Professor Angela M. Haeny writes that "... the public's perception of psychologist's behavior in their personal time may have detrimental effects ... on professional relationships with consumers, including clients" (Haeny, 2014).
Political elections, Haeny writes, frequently result in " ... widespread public tension due to individual morals and values on debatable issues" (265). Even if psychologists' involvement in the public discourse on contemporary politics on his or her personal time, those familiar with " ... the psychologist's profession may assume their behavior is representative of the field," which certainly could have a negative impact on present or future clients (Haeny, 266). So the question posed by Haney that should be asked: "should psychologists take a high-profile stance on controversial issues in their personal time?"
Let's take the current GOP primary campaign for president of the…
It is important that I am honest to anyone who I choose to be my mentor. Communication must be frank and honest, as learning is the key to research. Requirements for IRB Approval Institutional Review Boards (IRB) are the governing bodies that determine what research may be conducted at the university. This is the approving authority for future knowledge and must be treated with honor and respect. As a student under
For instance, the APA places a great deal of emphasis on competence. According to Kaslow et al. "Competence is a common a term in psychology today, as it is in other health professions (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, 2000). Educational programs are expected to produce competence, professional credentialing bodies are required to certify individuals as competent, policymakers laud competence, and consumers demand it (Hoge et al., 2005). As
.." And "The probability that my peers would undertake the same action is...." It is the difference in the responses given to these two questions, as captured on a seven point Likert scale, that is the measure of the social desirability response bias. (Tyson: 1992; Cohen et al.: 1995, 1996, 2001). Many studies have been done on the role and correlation between moral development and ethical decision making as it applies
Even though the order promised prisoners would receive humane treatments, the Bush Administration said that Geneva Conventions was not applicable to them (Goldsmith, 2012, p. 39). The Detainee Treatment Act, sponsored by Senator John McCain sponsored the Detainee Treatment Act, states that "no court, justice, or judge shall have jurisdiction to hear or consider…an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed by or on behalf of an alien detained
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This means that the decision I make in this scenario must be guided by sincere questions concerning the validity of my practice and the importance of alternate ambitions such as my desire to make a foray into the screenwriting profession. It is thus that I have decided the costs are simply too high to maintain the current relationship which I have with my patient. Therefore, the only appropriate measure is