Ethics in Psychology
PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY
Foundations of Practice
Walter B. Pryzwansky and Peter N. Wendt
W.W. Norton & Co., 1999
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES The reader will be able to:
• Examine the changing dynamics of psychology as a profession
• Describe the historical foundations and the defining elements of the profession including ethical codes and their applications
• Describe practice guidelines and regulatory developments
• Develop service-delivery models
• Describe professional organizations, legal implications, and professional accountability
• Answer common questions that range from differentiation of subspecialties
• Describe what ethical standards are and what the APA Ethics Code are intended to do
• Recognize the benefits of involving family in treatment in cases of suicidal minors
• Recognize what the professional practice of psychology is most affected by
Walter B. Pryawansky, Ed.D., ABPP, is Associate Dean of Academic Programs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Associate Member, APA Ethics Committee.
Robert N. Wendt, Ph.D., ABPP, is Professor and Chairperson, Department of Counselor and Human Services Education at the University of Toledo.
A comprehensive examination of the changing dynamics of psychology as a profession. Designed as both a text for psychology students and a reference for professional psychologists, this book covers the defining elements of the profession, including ethical codes and their application; practice standards, guidelines, and regulatory developments; evolving service delivery models; professional organizations; legal implications; and professional accountability.