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1 Case Study One Worksheet Case Study One Worksheet Tamico C. Johnson PSYCH/660 September 11, 2017 Instructor: Evan Dubois
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Case Study One Worksheet 2 Case Study One Worksheet 1. Why is this an ethical dilemma? Which APA Ethical Principles help frame the nature of the dilemma? Dr. Eduardo Romaro is an experienced criminological psychologist, he is currently held by the prosecution to appraise the rational capability of a middle aged man by the name of John Stone. John is sentenced to first-degree murder of a guard while he was robbing a bank. The United.States Supreme Court governed in Atkins v. Virginia (2002) that the putting to death of people with cerebral incapacity is illegal (Fisher, C.B., 2013, p.354). John Stone says he is not guilty of murdering the security guard all through his trial. Concerning the state where the trial is being held, persons imprisoned of such a crime of this magnitude will undergo a sentence of death. Stone’s lawyer completely against the death punishment possibility for him, appealing that the suspect is mentally disable. The doctor has previously worked on trials before on cases concerning disability. This is Dr. Romaro’s first time being used for a case concerning a client facing the death penalty. He is not happy about the thought of states using the death penalty as punishment for crimes. In the course of this example study, Dr. Romaro is undecided of the capability he has in unveiling that John is capable of being measured psychosomatically unstable and ineffectual for the death sentence. Exclusive of any earlier proof of his beginning existences that confirms that John had an ailment with learning or the other contention of psychological barriers, it is challenging for the clinician to place description on John during the hearing. Principal D fairness is the basis associated with Dr. Romaro’s dilemma. Principle D demands for psychologists to attempt to deliver to all individuals unbiased, impartial, and suitable approach to therapy and the aids of logical information (Fisher, 2013).
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