Professional Ethics and Issues   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

AB 547 - Professional Ethics and Issues

Professional, ethical, and legal issues related to the practice of psychology and behavior analysis are critically examined. Issues considered include privacy, privilege, confidentiality and its limitations, informed consent, patients’ rights, malpractice, patient-therapist relationships, and regulation influencing the practice of therapy. For the Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization this course meets Behavior Analyst Certification Board® requirements for 10 hours in “ethical and professional standards issues relevant to the practice of behavior analysis. (3 credits)