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

PY 445 - Professional Issues and Ethics

Prerequisite(s): PY 415  and PY 416 . Professional, ethical, and legal issues related to the practice of clinical psychology and the psychologist as clinician, consultant, educator, and researcher are critically examined in this course. Issues considered include privacy, privilege, confidentiality and its limitations, informed consent, patients’ rights, malpractice, client-therapist relationships, collegial relationships, and other regulations influencing the practice of psychology. (2 credits)