PSYC-4733 Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues
A study of the contemporary ethical considerations, legal standards and professional issues that influence the work of psychologists, counselors and other mental health officials. Specific attention will be given to the Ethical Standards of the Apa, Aca and Aamft, as well as Oklahoma State Law governing the behavior of researchers and psychotherapists. The course will focus on specific ethical dilemmas throughout the class, including, among others, confidentiality, dual relationships, professional relationships, assessment and research. Same as FMST-4733. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.