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The Handbook of Professional Ethics for Psychologists considers the compatibility of science and morality. Challenging readers to question the fundamental philosophical values of professional psychology, the editors and contributors inspire the ethical impulse and encourage active moral leadership. An essential reference for professional and academic psychologists and counselors, the Handbook of Professional Ethics for Psychologists is also an exceptional primary or supplementary reader for graduate students enrolled in courses on Ethics in Psychology and Ethics and Professional Concerns and for anyone considering the compatibility of science and morality.
Chapter 23: Ethical Principles and Practice in Couple and Family Therapy
Ethical Principles and Practice in Couple and Family Therapy
There has been a recent increase in ethical and legal concerns in psychological practice, but there does not appear to be a concomitant increase in training in ethics for therapists. Haas, Malouf, and Mayerson (1986) found that for a random sample of APA Division 29 (Psychotherapy) members, the modal number of hours in formal ethics training was zero. Moreover, despite the fact that many states now require ongoing continuing education in ethics for renewed licensure, few offerings really address the dilemmas that couple and family therapists face. The intent of this chapter is to highlight some of these special ethical ...