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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Chapter 3 Is There a Right or Wrong Way to Use Psychological Tests? 22
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9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Learning Objectives After completing your study of this chapter, you should be able to do the following: Define ethics and discuss ethical issues of concern to testing professionals and consumers Identify organizations concerned with ethical testing procedures and their ethical standards or codes of ethics Describe how organizations can and can not enforce compliance with their ethical standards Differentiate between ethical standards and ethical guidelines 33
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9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Learning Objectives Define and understand the rights to privacy , anonymity, and informed consent Explain the ethical responsibilities of test publishers and test users Explain what test user qualifications are and why they are important Explain what the Ethical Standards of Psychologists say about testing special populations Describe what learning disabilities are and strategies for coping with them 44
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9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Ethical Standards for Psychological Testing What are ethics? Ethics – what is considered right or wrong in a society or culture Ethical standards – professional guidelines or codes 55
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9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Ethical Standards for Psychological Testing Ethical principles of the APA First standards for proper test use published in 1953 Ethical Standards of Psychologists Most recent published in 2002 Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct http://www.apa.org/ethics/code/index.aspx 66
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9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Ethical Standards for Psychological Testing Five general principles 1) Principle A: Beneficence and Nonmaleficence 2) Principle B: Fidelity and Responsibility 3) Principle C: Integrity 4) Principle D: Justice 5) Principle E: Respect for People's Rights and Dignity 77
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9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Ethical Standards for Psychological Testing Ten sets of ethical standards: 1) Resolving Ethical Issues 2) Competence 3) Human Relations 4) Privacy and Confidentiality 5) Advertising and Other Public Statements 6) Record Keeping and Fees 7) Education and Training 8) Research and Publication 88
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9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Ethical Standards for Psychological Testing Other documents providing guidance on proper test use Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (2002) h http://www.apa.org/science/programs/testing/standards.aspx h Provide direction on practices for test construction , administration , and interpretation Code of Fair Testing Practices (2004) 99
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9/14/11 Chapter_3_Ethics Ethical Standards for Psychological Testing Certification and licensure Certification – a professional credential based on meeting specific training objectives and passing a certification exam
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 2601 taught by Professor Peterjames during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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