2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    May 29, 2020  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 6704 - Ethics and Standards of Psychology♦


(5 cr.) This course examines the psychologist’s principles of conduct, code of ethics, and standards of practice. The guidelines for practice in specific psychological services and with identified populations are explored. The ethical decision-making process is studied in depth. Topics include informed consent, confidentiality, duty to warn, mandated reporting, record keeping, the limits of competency, and dual relationships. The course also addresses issues of professional development, such as supervision, peer consultation, and continuing education.

 
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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