Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada

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University of Alberta, 2004 - History - 202 pages
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In order to be an ethical psychologist, one needs first an awareness of situations and circumstances in which ethical reasoning is required, secondly ethical, professional, and legal knowledge, and finally the skills to arrive at an ethically justifiable decision. This book is intended for students in professional psychology programs who intend to practice in Canada, for professional psychologists seeking to extend their knowledge about responsible practice, psychologists preparing to practice in Canada, and for psychologists in training either in practicum or internship settings. The authors, a psychologist and lawyer, examine ethical issues in accordance with the guidelines established in the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists.
 

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Contents

ETHICAL PRINCIPLES AND SYSTEMS
3
Summary
13
PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS
15
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
25
Legal Duties of Psychologists
33
Summary
39
Summary
52
Minor and Dependent Clients
60
Minor and Dependent Clients
76
Role Boundaries and Dual Relationships
82
Sexual Boundaries
88
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
94
MAINTAINING AND ENHANCING COMPETENCE
97
THE ETHICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
131
CANADIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
179
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Kenneth H. Crook is a partner in the Vancouver law firm of Alexander, Holburn, Beaudin and Lang.

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