Decoding the Ethics Code

Decoding the Ethics Code

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A special update of the Second Edition of Decoding the Ethics Code, this edition includes the latest 2010 American Psychological Association Amendments to the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct. In response to the long-running debate on involvement of psychologists in military interrogations, the APA modified the language of 2 standards in the APA Ethics Code (1.02 and 1.03) in February 2010. The modifications now specifically mention 'human rights'. This updated edition covers the new guidelines and terminology regarding human rights and recognizes the new (controversial) requirement to disobey laws if they are inconsistent with human rights. In addition, the qHot Topicq section has been updated to describe the current controversy and the modifications. It will help psychologists and counselors in the US apply the Ethics Code to the current scientific, professional, and legal realities of the discipline.In addition, when appropriate release and authorizations are obtained, the HIPAA Privacy Rule requires that ... In addition, psychologists must allow clients/ patients the right to have the denial reviewed by a designated licensed health careanbsp;...

Title:Decoding the Ethics Code
Author:Celia B. Fisher
Publisher:SAGE - 2012


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