Ethics are an important part of the field of psychology. Violating the ethical principles has a wide-reaching effect on an organization and those involved.
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Locate an article on the website regarding ethical issues. Sometimes students have trouble finding or picking an article. You might try a search that includes some common ethical issues in the search terms. For example: informed consent, confidentiality, dual relationships, etc. Make sure that the issue clearly involves the psychological field and the ethical issues effecting psychologists. Make sure you present a conflict, not a review of ethical principles. *HINT* APA’s Publication Monitor on Psychology is a great resource for this assignment. You will find ethical discussions here along with a number of articles written by Stephen Behnke, a long standing member of the APA Ethics Committee.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that discusses the following:
A summary of the aritcle you have chosen could cover these first two points. Make sure you are clearly identifying the violation.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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