Why Bother with Ethics?
Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology helps prepare Australian students for registration through an exploration of ethical principles, providing the basis for psychological practice. Written to align with the Australian Psychological Society’s Code of Ethics, this book offers a clear and accessible explanation of the Code and its subsequent guidelines. Case studies throughout help students learn how to apply the Code to real scenarios, provide a theoretical context to ethical situations and provoke discussion of issues relating to ethical dilemmas. With an engaging writing style and clear structure, Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology provides students with a deep and clinically useful education in ethics and empowers them to make ethical decisions in the transition to practice. Key features Based on the Australian Psychological Society’s Code of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines Excellent case examples bring the complexities of ethical decision-making to life Encourages best practice with a focus on scenarios where good practice is exemplified Key terms, margin notes and questions to consider support student learning Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology is listed as recommended reading for the National Psychology Examination by the Psychology Board of Australia.
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In: Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology. Edited by Christopher Boyle and Nicholas Gamble. Chapter 1, pp. 3-13