Ethical Influences and Influencers
Topic: Ethical Influences and Influencers
The legal landscape is perpetually changing. Psychologists must remain abreast of these changes to avoid potentially damaging issues to individuals and careers. In this assignment, you will consider the current federal and state legal issues discussed in the last two modules and their influence on psychology ethics.
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· Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments.
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Choose either a current federal or a current state issue which is influenced by and/or is influencing psychology ethics.
Write a paper (1,250-1,500 words) in which you discuss the influence of the selected issue. Include the following in your paper:
1. A detailed explanation of the issue.
2. A discussion of how the issue influences psychology ethics from an objective (scholarly) perspective.
3. A discussion of how the issue influences psychology ethics from a subjective (personal) perspective.
4. A discussion of how, if at all, the issue is influenced by current psychology ethics.
1. Decoding the Ethics Code: A Practical Guide for Psychologists: Chapters 1 and 4.
a. URL: http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/sage/2016/decoding-the-ethics-code_a-practical-guide-for-psychologists_ebook_4e.php
2. Advocacy & Government Affairs:
a. Arizona Psychological Association. (2016). Advocacy & government affairs.
b. URL: http://www.azpa.org/?page=A3
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