Ethics Rounds Program 10: Ethics in New Orleans

Article-Based Exam
Online Exam
$20.00 – List Price
$15.00 – Member/Affiliate Price
CE Credits
1
Exam Items
12
Description

This program is based on the following APA Monitor’s Ethics Rounds articles. These articles have been published and have been selected to be converted into continuing education programs by Dr. Behnke.

  • Ethics in New Orleans (November 2006)

  • Disclosures of information: Thoughts on a process (April 2007)

  • Ethics from a developmental perspective (January 2009)

  • Ethical practice in a reproductive medicine setting (February 2009)

  • A multicultural conference and summit, and an inauguration (March 2009)

  • Reading the Ethics Code more deeply (April 2009)

Learning Objectives
  • Identify key issues regarding the discussion of ethics and psychology at an APA annual convention.
  • Identify a process under the APA Ethics Code for disclosing confidential information.
  • Explain how a developmental perspective on ethics can lead to a deeper understanding of the ethical challenges psychologists face.
  • Identify the ethical questions and dilemmas psychologists confront practicing in the area of reproductive medicine confront.
  • Gain an appreciation of the role of diversity in the APA Ethics Code.
  • Explore how to read the APA Ethics Code as a guide to psychology’s core values.
Related Article(s)
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Author(s)/Editor(s)

Stephen Behnke, JD, PhD, Director, APA Ethics Office

Biography 

Dr. Stephen H. Behnke received his J.D. from Yale Law School and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan. In 1996, Dr. Behnke was made chief psychologist of the Day Hospital Unit at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center, a position he held until 1998, when he was named a faculty fellow in Harvard University’s program in Ethics and the Professions. After completing this fellowship Dr. Behnke directed a program in research integrity in the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School. In November of 2000, Dr. Behnke assumed the position of Director of Ethics at the American Psychological Association. He holds an appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Behnke co-leads an ethics discussion group at the meetings of the American Psychoanalytic Association and has consulted to various psychoanalytic institutes regarding issues of ethics and law.
Dr. Behnke’s research interests focus on issues at the convergence of law, ethics, and psychology. He has written on multiple personality disorder and the insanity defense, on issues involving competence and informed consent to treatment and research, on forced treatment of the severely mentally ill, and on state laws relevant to the work of mental health practitioners.

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