Quiz 2 | Psychology homework help

 

Question 1

 

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Which of the following is not recommended in Fisher (2013) to maintain ethical self-care in the practice of psychology?

 

Answer

 

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a.

Mindfulness-based stress reduction.

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b.

Peer consultation and supervision.

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c.

Setting appropriate boundaries for work-related activities to specific times of the day.

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d.

All of the above were discussed and recommended.

 

Question 2

 

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Ethical theories and ethical decision-making models are the same thing.

 

Answer

 

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a.

True.

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b.

False.

 

Question 3

 

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Which of the following ingredients are often a part of steps in an ethical decision-making model or process?

 

Answer

 

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a.

APA Ethics Codes and Standards.

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b.

Ethical theories.

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c.

Both A and B.

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d.

None of the above.

 

Question 4

 

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The ethics code is a formula for solving ethical dilemmas.

 

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a.

True.

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b.

False.            

 

Question 5

 

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Culture should be considered when applying ethical standards and principles in specific contexts and situations.

 

Answer

 

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a.

True.

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b.

False.

 

Question 6

 

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If a psychologist suspects an ethical violation has occurred, according to the APA Code of Ethics Standards, what is the first step he or she should take?

 

Answer

 

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a.

Report the violation to the APA or State Psychological Association Ethics Committee.

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b.

Attempt an informal resolution through discussion and possible remediation with the suspected violating psychologist.

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c.

Call the local authorities.

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d.

Report the violation to the state licensing board.

 

Question 7

 

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An industrial-organization psychologist consulting with a business found that an employee screening tool the business was using was not valid or reliable for the skills to which it was being applied in the workplace, and further that it could be discriminating against some ethnic groups.  What should the psychologist do, according to the APA Code of Ethics?

 

Answer

 

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Do nothing, as this was not what the psychologist was hired to consult about on this job.

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b.

Inform the company about the nature of the conflict and how it violates the ethics code, with suggestions on actions to resolve the problem in an ethical manner.

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c.

Quit the consulting job to avoid the conflict.

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d.

Inform the workers at the company that are being discriminated against by this screening measure.

 

Question 8

 

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A psychologist consulting with a school discovered that the standardized tests used for learning disability assessment and placement were very outdated.  The psychologist knows the school is out of money and cannot afford new test kits. What should she do?

 

Answer

 

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a.

Use them the best she can although they are outdated to continue to assess the children.

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b.

Cease all testing until the following school year or until the more recent tests can be purchased.

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c.

Brainstorm with the school administrators about fundraisers or borrowing updated versions of the tests.

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d.

All of the above are acceptable via the APA Code of Ethics.

 

Question 9

 

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A practicing clinician was accused of insurance fraud, with a case pending.  The other practitioners in the group practice are nervous that their names will also be tarnished due to this publicity.  It would be unethical to:

 

Answer

 

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a.

Fire the accused clinician from the group practice even before the case was heard.

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b.

Fire the accused clinician from the group practice if the outcome of the case found him or her to be guilty.

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c.

All of the above are ethical per the APA Code of Ethics.

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d.

Neither of the above are ethical per the APA Code of Ethics.

 

Question 10

 

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The APA Ethics Code general principles relate to virtues.

 

Answer

 

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a.

True.

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b.

False.