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Published: 05 January 2016

672 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199957699

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Ethics in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions

Standards and Cases

Fourth Edition

Gerald P. Koocher and Patricia Keith-Spiegel

  • Offers a practical approach to ethics and an indispensable guide to ethical decision-making
  • Invokes a lively and straightforward writing style to engage students and professionals alike
  • Highlights over 700 case examples throughout to bring principles to life

New to this Edition:

  • Includes the most up-to-date ethical guidelines set forth in psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy, and social work
  • New material added on case law, electronic records, social media, distance therapy, psychological assessment practice, mental health practitioners' interface with national security, and complex work settings
  • Completely new chapter on ethical issues in addressing human differences and diversity
  • Updated throughout with new references and cases that apply to a range of mental health professionals

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