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Complete the following in preparation for this week’s discussion:

  • Read      one case from Ethics      Case Studies by Specialization [PDF] that is applicable to your      future career vision in the field.
  • Complete      the Ethics practice      activity. This activity asks you to evaluate some situations that may      present ethical issues.

Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct

The APA has created a set of principles and a code of conduct that are applicable across disciplines and domains in psychology. Underpinning this code is a set of ethical concepts that will help you understand your responsibilities as a professional in the field of psychology: competence, informed consent, privacy and confidentiality, and avoiding harm. The BACB also has a set of ethical principles that are specific to behavior analysts. To familiarize yourself with these principles in preparation for this week’s discussion, complete the following:

Ethics in Research and Information Gathering

Ethical research applies to both your role as a professional in psychology and your role as a graduate learner. You may encounter opportunities to interact with human participants for both formal research and for information gathering throughout your program. It is of utmost importance to understand the ethical principles involved when interacting with others and to uphold standards for professional research practice. To help you distinguish between scholarly research and information gathering, complete the following:

In your initial post, share your insights about ethical principles in psychology by responding to the following questions:

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?- what interests me is  we ALL have an obligation to ensure the safety children. AND TEACHERS ARE MANDATED REPORTERS. People over looking things could end up with another gabriel Fernandez situation.

The Your Career in Psychology assignment is due next week. The information you gather in this activity will contribute to your completion of that assignment. It is recommended that you read the assignment description and scoring guide now, if you have not already done so, and work ahead as much as you are able.

Remember to use the Your Career in Psychology Worksheet [DOC] to help you keep track of the information you gather for your final assignment.