Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada, Third Edition, third edition
Since its initial release in 2004, Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada has filled a vital need for a single source on professional ethics and law relevant to Canadian psychologists. This important new edition reflects the fourth edition of the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists and highlights discussions in the areas of diversity and social justice. An essential resource, it focusses on the most pertinent ethical and legal issues for Canadian psychologists, including decision making, consent, confidentiality, helping without harming, professional boundaries, diversity, social responsibility, and conducting research. An appendix includes discussion questions and reflective journal exercises to facilitate awareness of personal motives and biases relevant to making ethical choices.The EPUB edition is accessible.
About the Authors
Derek Truscott is a Psychologist and Professor at the University of Alberta. He has been practicing, researching, teaching, and writing about professional psychology for four decades. Kenneth H. Crook (1960-2008) was a trial lawyer with a Vancouver law firm. He lectured and wrote extensively in the areas of insurance law, civil procedure, and medical malpractice.
"Truscott writes in an accessible style, communicating ideas clearly and succinctly and giving examples that illuminate the concepts being presented."—Karin A.M. Coles, PhD, R.Psych, Associate Director and Teaching Faculty, CityUniversity"Derek Truscott is an expert in the field of ethics and effectively integrates hard-won clinical experience with scholarly objectivity."—Jacqueline Linder, PhD, R.Psych, CCT"Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada is one of a kind in the Canadian market and fills a critical gap. The author brings extensive knowledge and experience in writing about and handling ethical issues. Brilliantly written and organized, the text offers clear and compact, yet comprehensive coverage of the ethical systems of thought that underpin the CPA's ethical code and our collective approach to core ethical issues in the profession of psychology."—Edward Johnson, Professor of Psychology, University of Manitoba"Students have always liked the book, which is a good supplement to the legislation, codes, and standards that they also read."—Angela Troyer, Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Toronto"This important new edition reflects the fourth edition of the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists and highlights current ethical discussions in the areas of diversity and social justice. It continues to do an excellent job of providing information in a manner that is easily accessible for graduate students who are new to the field of psychology and considering professional ethics and laws, while also being a useful guide for practicing psychologists." Lara K. Robinson, Assistant Teaching Professor and Clinic Director, Psychology, University of Victoria
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