Share your insights about ethical principles in psychology by responding to the following questions
4. Ethics is a central concept to any career in psychology. Ethical issues are sometimes unclear, and solutions to ethical dilemmas are often difficult to determine. As a professional in psychology, it is important to know how to identify an ethical issue, think through possible solutions, and find the resources necessary to guide your choices.
For this discussion, select one case study from Ethics Case Studies by Specialization [PDF] that is applicable to your future career vision in the field. It is important to understand that these are actual, real life events that happened and that have ethical issues. Then review this week’s readings on ethical principles, standards, and codes of conduct. Consider also the questions and information from your professional interview.
In your initial post, share your insights about ethical principles in psychology by responding to the following questions:
What do you see as the ethical issue or issues involved in the case study you reviewed? Cite the relevant elements from the APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct or the BACB’s Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts [PDF] to support your analysis.
What steps would you take to attempt to resolve the issue?
How does this issue, as well as the other ethical standards, relate to your future career in psychology?
What interested you about this issue?
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