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  1. 1. PSYCH 545 COMPLETE COURSE (Survey ofProfessional Psychology)DOWNLOAD HERE 545 Week 1 Individual Assignment Ethics Awareness InventoryResources: Ethics Awareness Inventory Weblink Write: Using the “Ethics AwarenessInventory” link located on the Week One course web page for this course, completethe “Ethics Awareness Inventory.” After completing the inventory, prepare a 700 to1,050-word summary of your findings. Summarize As a part of your summary, besure to address the following items:Explain the importance of understanding your own personal ethical perspective.Analyze the relationship between personal and professional ethics in the field ofpsychology.PSYCH 545 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Ethical Standards and Codes PaperPrepare a 1,400 to 1,750-word paper in which you examine the role of ethicalstandards and codes in the field of psychology. As a part of your examination besure to address the following:Define ethical standards and codes. Analyze the impact of societal norms on the development of ethical standards andcodes. Evaluate the impact of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) ethicalstandards and codes on professional practice in the field of psychology. Explain the importance of professional ethical standards and codes in the field ofpsychology.PSYCH 545 Week 3 Individual Assignment Ethical Decision-Making PaperIn preparation for this assignment, select an ethical dilemma in professionalpsychology. Be sure to obtain faculty approval of your selected ethical dilemma
  2. 2. prior to beginning this assignment. Based on your selected dilemma, prepare a1,400 to 1,750-word paper in which you apply the first 14 steps of the ethicaldecision-making process, which is located in Chapter 9 of your text, to your selectedissue. Be sure to address the following items in your paper:Describe your selected ethical dilemma. Apply each one of the first 14 steps in theethical decision making process to your selected issue. Explain the importance ofethical decision making in professional psychology.PSYCH 545 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Dual Relationship and Boundaries PaperIn preparation for this assignment, select one of the following scenarios:1) A psychologist is seeing a client in therapy. The client tells him she can no longerpay for sessions. You have been struggling to deal with the paperwork imposed bymanaged care and by your billing. You suggest that the client can work for you twodays per week instead of paying for sessions.2) You are a professor at a local college. One of the students in your class is clearlydistraught. You notice this and mention that you hope everything is okay. Thestudent tells you that his wife recently left him and he is having difficulty copingwith the situation. You talk to him for a few minutes and then leave for your office.At the next class, the student tells you how much he appreciated your concern. Hestates that he understands that you are a psychologist and asks for your card. Thenext day he calls your office for an appointment to see you.3) A client you are seeing has a house on St. Thomas. One day during a particulardifficult session, the client suggests that you might enjoy a trip to St. Thomas and astay at his villa on the ocean. You tell him that you really don’t have any time for atrip but thank him for his offer. The next week, the client states that he won’t takeno for an answer and tells you that on your next vacation, you must let him know sothat he can make certain that the villa is available.4) A close friend of yours is having difficulty with her teenage daughter. She knowsyou are a psychologist who specializes in adolescents. She asks if you would bewilling to see her daughter for a few sessions to straighten her out.· WriteBased on your selected scenario, prepare a 1,400 to 1,750-word paper in which youexamine the concept of dual relationships. As a part of your examination, be sure toaddress the following items:1) Define the concept of dual relationships.2) Analyze the dual relationships presented in your selected scenario.
  3. 3. 3) Discuss the ethical issues presented by these dual relationships.4) Explain the challenges presented by boundary issues in professional psychology.PSYCH 545 Week 5 Individual Assignment Legal Aspects of Professional PsychologyPaperPrepare a 1,400 to 1,750-word paper in which you examine the legal aspectsof professional psychology. As a part of your examination be sure to address thefollowing items:a) Analyze the legal issues related to informed consent and refusal.b) Evaluate the legal issues associated with assessment, testing, and diagnosisin professional psychology.c) Explain the importance of maintaining confidentiality in the therapeuticrelationship.d) Evaluate the impact of legislation on professional psychology.e) Explain the role of competence in professional psychology.PSYCH 545 Week 6 Learning Team Assignment The Future of Professional PsychologyPresentationPrepare a 10 to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® with presenter notes in whichyou examine the future of professional psychology in contemporary society. Besure to address the following items in your presentation:a) Analyze the impact of special populations on the field of professional psychology.b) Discuss at least two future challenges to the field of professional psychology.Discussions:How do you define the concept of personal ethics? How do you define the conceptof professional ethics? How would you describe the relationship between personaland professional ethics?What is the difference between legal and ethical standards in the field ofpsychology? Do you feel that one type of standard is more important than theother? Why or why not?What types of legal issues are related to assessment? Why is it important forassessment to be regulated?
  4. 4. What is the concept of ethical decision-making? What role does ethical decision-making play in the field of psychology?What are the steps in the ethical decision-making process? Is each step relevantto every situation? Why or why not?Which type of dual relationship do you think is most prevalent in the field ofpsychology? Why?What are boundary issues? Which type of boundary issue do you believe is mostprevalent in the field of psychology? Why?Use the Internet, University Library, or other resources to locate a current articlethat concerns the concept of ethical decision-making. Read the article and post ashort summary of its main points as a response to this message by Saturday. Donot forget to include reference information for your article so your classmatescan find it if they are interested in reading the material. Also, read and commenton several of the summaries posted by your classmates.What is informed consent? Why is informed consent so important in the field ofpsychology?What is the definition of competence? What role does competence play inprofessional practice?What are some reasons that boundary issues are so difficult for individuals in thefield of psychology?What is confidentiality? Why is confidentiality an important aspect of thetherapeutic relationship? How is confidentiality related to the APA Ethics Code?What are HIPAA regulations? How have these regulations impacted mental healthcare?Do you believe that ethics can change? If so, how? If not, why not?