Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology

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Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology
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Christopher Boyle
Oxford Uni Press
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Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology helps prepare Australian students for registration through an exploration of ethical principles, providing the basis for psychological practice. Written to align with the Australian Psychological Society's Code of Ethics, this book offers a clear and accessible explanation of the Code and its subsequent guidelines. Case studies throughout help students learn how to apply the Code to real scenarios, provide a theoretical context to ethical situations and provoke discussion of issues relating to ethical dilemmas. With an engaging writing style and clear structure, Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology provides students with a deep and clinically useful education in ethics and empowers them to make ethical decisions in the transition to practice. Key featuresBased on the Australian Psychological Society's Code of Ethics and Ethical GuidelinesExcellent case examples bring the complexities of ethical decision-making to lifeEncourages best practice with a focus on scenarios where good practice is exemplifiedKey terms, margin notes and questions to consider support student learning Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology is listed as recommended reading for the National Psychology Examination by the Psychology Board of Australia.
'Boyle and Gamble deliver an engaging text that explores an often-dull topic for psychology students. Australian psychology students (and practising psychologists) should delight that there is now a comprehensive textbook that explores, explains, and demonstrates the Australian Psychological Society's Code of Ethics in a practical context. The case studies throughout the book bring the ethical dilemmas to life, and allow the reader to ponder each case, work through the ethical considerations, and promote discussion among peers.' Sara Groves, The Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, Volume 31, July 2014. 'Ethical Practice in Applied Psychology is written specifically to the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Code of Ethics and is an essential text for the new and experienced psychologist. This book offers undergraduate and postgraduate psychology students a much-needed lifeline into ethical practice. More experienced practitioners will also benefit from the current and comprehensive content.' Julia Gigante, Amy Kate Isaacs, Chloe Joyce, Nadine Missenden, Anita Nepean-Hutchison, Petra Sharrock and Danica Warner, Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Volume 24 Issue 02, December 2014
Dr Christopher Boyle is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Inclusive Education in the Faculty of Education at Monash University. His main research interests are in the area of teacher perceptions of inclusion and students attributions for success and failure in learning. Previously Chris has worked as a secondary school teacher and as an educational psychologist in Scotland. He is currently editor of the Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist. Nicholas Gamble is a lecturer in psychology in the Faculty of Education at Monash University.

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