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CEEP 419. Professional and Scientific Ethics in Psychology

Credits: 3
Department: Counseling & Community Psychology
Description: Ethical standards for psychologists as set by national and state associations, organizations, agencies, courts, and legislative bodies.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Understand concepts related to legal and ethical issues in human services including: a. Federal, state, agency, and professional codes of ethics b. Professional standards and scope of practice c. The consequences for violating code of ethics d. Process used to address alleged ethical violations e. Understand the sensitivity of ethical concerns in working with diverse cultures
2. Develop skills related to legal and ethical issues in human services including: Ability to identify ethical issues in written case studies and demonstration of ethical and professional behavior in written work.
3. Demonstrate attitudes consistent with ethical and legal codes in human services including: Willingness to assess and adjust personal behaviors and attitudes that may conflict with professional guidelines and respect for professional standards.

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