Ch 21: Ethical Principles in Psychology

About This Chapter

Learn about the ethical principles school psychologists adhere to by watching engaging video lessons. Find out why ethics is important in counseling and about how ethics apply to educational and psychological tests.

Ethical Principles in Psychology - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our instructors review the many ways that ethics and ethical decisions enter into all of the school psychologist's professional behavior. You'll learn why ethics is important in counseling, and how ethical considerations enter into the standards used for developing and administering educational and psychological tests and measurements.

You will be introduced to the ethical principles of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The chapter will cover the four ethical themes and 17 ethical principles that comprise these ethics standards. You'll also find out about the standards espoused by different organizations that publish educational and psychological tests, such as the American Psychological Association (APA), and more. As you progress through the chapter, you'll review the ethical issues presented by the use of technology in the classroom. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Discuss why following ethical principles in counseling is so important
  • Describe the NASP principles for professional ethics
  • Explain standards for educational and psychological tests adhered to by different organizations
  • Discuss the kinds of ethical issues raised by the use of technology in the classroom

These concepts will be taught via the use of short, engaging lessons that are easy to follow. You'll find self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to further enhance your learning. You'll be presented with key terms for the important concepts you need to learn.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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