Assignment: Current Ethical Conflict Issues

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Assignment: Current Ethical Conflict Issues

Assignment: Current Ethical Conflict Issues

Assignment: Current Ethical Conflict Issues


Assignment: Explanation of Current Ethical Conflict Issue

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. Choose either a current federal or a current state issue which is influenced by and/or is influencing psychology ethics.

1. Explanation of Current Ethical Conflict Issue

2. How the Issue Influences Psychology Ethics from an Objective (Scholarly) Perspective

3. How the Issue Influences Psychology Ethics from a Subjective (Personal) Perspective

4. How, if at all, the Issue Is Influenced by Current Psychology Ethics

5. Conclusion

The paper must address the following:

The APA Ethics Code is the guide for all psychologists. Learners should be fully aware of this in order to regulate their behavior as psychologists and psychological researchers with regard to resolving ethical issues, human relations, advertising and public statements, research and publication, therapy.

Analyze components of the APA ethics code.

Propose applications of APA ethics code to varied fields.

Evaluate state laws governing the practice of psychology and psychological research.

Analyze state sanctions for legal and/or ethical violations.

Your submission should include all of the following elements:  Description of the participants you plan to use in your study (you will need at least seven PSY 510 and/or PSY 520 students to respond to your survey)  Description of the materials that will be used in the study and why they are most appropriate for your proposal  Description of the procedures that will be used to collect data and how they will address your research question  Discussion of any ethical concerns you can foresee with the study and steps that could be taken to remedy them  Explanation of the procedures you plan to use to prepare your raw data for analysis  Explanation of the analytic procedures for analyzing data and how they will help obtain valid and reliable research results  Description of which descriptive statistics will be most informative in answering your research question and why  Discussion of how your proposed data analysis methods are ethical, as outlined by the APA’s principles and standards  Prediction of your expected findings or anticipated results Guidelines for Submission: Your paper must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. This paper should be a minimum of 4 pages (not including cover page and references), and it should cite several peer-reviewed sources