Ethical Principals of Psychologists and Code of Conduct by the APA
This course is a review of the American Psychological Association, APA, Code of Conduct. Adopted in 2002, with the 2016 Amendment to standard 3.04 which is effective as of January 1, 2017. This Ethics Code applies to psychologists’ activities that are part of their scientific, educational and professional roles as a psychologist.
Remember the core ethical principals and standards of practice for psychology. You probably have not reviewed the Code of Ethics since graduate school. Read the APA’s Code of Ethics for a review of the foundations of our field. This course will remind you of the core principles that should guide all clinical practice, regardless of setting and client population. It is targeted for beginner, intermediate and advanced psychologists. It is also appropriate for mental health professionals from other disciplines, such as social workers, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists who are interested in another perspective on ethics.
This course may meet the 2 hour mandatory license renewal requirements for many licensed professionals., however it is NOT approved for NBCC continuing education credit.
Author: The American Psychological Association – has offices in all 50 states and has its headquarters in Washington, D.C. Visit them on the web at www.apa.org
Learning Objectives: This course will provide a professional with a review of common ethical problems faced by mental health professionals as well as ways to avoid them. Specifically, a professional will able to:
· Identify the general principles to which psychologists’ work should aspire
· Summarize the ethical standards to which psychologists’ work must adhere
· Identify relevant considerations when professional obligations conflict or ethical uncertainties arise
Citation: American Psychological Association, APA (2016). Code of Conduct. Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. For a full list of current references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- The American Psychological Association (APA) Ce-Classes.com is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit. Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 Clinical continuing education clock hours.
- The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP-Expires 3/31/2021
- The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS, recognizes relevant course work/training that has been approved by nationally recognized certifying bodies, such as APA, to satisfy renewal requirements.
- The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider
- Massachusetts Authorization Number: 186
This course is Non Interactive .