Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Psychology - Ethics and Professional Decision Making PSYO 6105   Ethics and Professional Decision Making
This course covers ethical and professional issues arising in various fields of psychology, including clinical practice and research. Students will be encouraged to develop a methodology for appraising their ethical and professional behaviour through an understanding of such issues as the legal regulation of psychology, codes of ethics and professional standards, and malpractice. The course will introduce students to the concepts of quality and risk, and explore the relationship between psychology and other professions in multi-disciplinary contexts. The course will also examine the relation between psychology standards and standards established by organizations in which psychologists work, such as health facility accreditation.
FORMAT: Seminar