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Course Description

PY 462 Professional Ethics 4 cr.

    This course is a comprehensive introduction to ethical standards and decision making for psychologists including the unique guidelines for behavior analysts. The course will cover the role of professional organizations, the ethical duties of professionals to society, and the principles on which ethical standards are based.  The students will learn to apply ethical principles and standards to all domains of their professional work including design, conduct and report of research, the boundaries of clinical practice, behavioral treatment plans with uniquely vulnerable clients, collegial relationships, supervision of ABA paraprofessionals and students, and professional publications.