Continuing Education & Resources for Mental Health Professionals

For Psychologists: Links To APA Resources Online

APA ETHICS CODE: (2002, amended 2010) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct

APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP) (1998). Psychological practice and managed care: Results of the CAPP Practitioner survey. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 29, 31-36

APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP) Task Force on Primary Care: Psychological practice in primary care settings 

APA Committee on Animal Research and Ethics (CARE): Guidelines for ethical conduct in the care and use of nonhuman animals in research.

APA Committee on Legal Issues (2006). Strategies for Private Practitioners Coping With Subpoenas or Compelled Testimony for Client Records or Test Data.  Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 27, 215-222. doi: 10.1037/0735-7028.37.2.215

APA Committee on Lesbian and Gay Concerns (1991) Avoiding heterosexual bias in language. American Psychologist, 46, 973-974. 

APA Committee on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Concerns Joint Task Force (Division 44). (2000) Guidelines for psychotherapy with lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients. American Psychologist 55(12), 1440-1451

APA Committee on Professional Practice & Standards (COPPS) (2007): Record keeping guidelines.

APA Committee on Professional Practice & Standards (COPPS) (1994): Guidelines for child custody evaluations in family law proceedings. American Psychologist 65, 863-867

APA Committee on Professional Practice & Standards (COPPS) (1998) Guidelines for psychological evaluations in child protection matters.

APA (2013) Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology. 

APA Office on Aging: Elder Abuse & Neglect

APA Office on Aging: Psyuchotherapy & Older Adults Resource Guide 

APA (2002). Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice, and Organizational Change.

APA (2011) Guidelines for the evaluation of dementia and age-related cognitive change.

APA Public Interest Directorate (2005): Depression & Suicide in Older Adults Resource Guide

APA Public Interest Directorate: (2005): Older Adults & Insomnia Resource Guide

APA Public Interest Directorate (2005): Psychotherapy & Older Adults Resource Guide 

APA Public Interest Directorate (2005): Publications List 

APA Science Directorate: Research with animals in psychology 

 

“Ethics Rounds” articles in APA Monitor on Psychology

Steve Behnke, Director, American Psychological Association Ethics Office

Reading the Ethics Code more deeply  April 2009, The Monitor on Psychology

A multicultural conference and summit, and an inauguration March 2009, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethical practice in a reproductive medicine setting February 2009, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics from a developmental perspective January 2009, The Monitor on Psychology

Exploring ethics in rural settings: Through the lens of culture December 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

The intersection of psychologists’ personal and professional livesNovember 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

A vibrant and collaborative ethics program in Boston October 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Important lessons for APA on island ethics: Notes from HawaiiSeptember 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics in the age of the InternetJuly/August 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: The unique challenges of campus counselingJune 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Multiple relationships in campus counseling centers: A vignetteMay 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Reflections on media ethics for psychologistsApril 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Ethics from an international perspective: Notes from Hong KongMarch 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Multiple relationships: A vignetteFebruary 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Reflections on training ethical psychologistsJanuary 2008, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Exploring ethical aspects of our workNovember 2007, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: The work of the APA Ethics Office: frequent calls we receiveSeptember 2007, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Ethics and the Internet: Requesting clinical consultations over listservsJuly/August 2007,

Ethics Rounds: Letter to a state psychological association: On the value of becoming a memberJune 2007,

Ethics Rounds: Disclosures of information: Gossiping about patientsMay 2007, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Disclosures of information: Thoughts on a process = April 2007, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Notes from the 2007 Multicultural Conference and Summit  – March 2007, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Adolescents and confidentiality: Letter from a readerFebruary 2007, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Posting on the Internet: An opportunity for self (and other) reflectionJanuary 2007, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Beyond mere compliance: Three metaphors to teach the APA Ethics CodeDecember 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Ethics in New OrleansNovember 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Notes from IstanbulOctober 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: APA’s Ethical Principles: An ethics code for all psychologists. . . ?  September 2006,

Ethics and interrogations: Comparing and contrasting the American Psychological, American Medical and American Psychiatric Association positionsJuly/August 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: The discipline of ethics and the prohibition against becoming sexually involved with patientsJune 2006, The Monitor on

Ethics Rounds: Traveling to Utah and discovering (once again) the value of an ethics consultationMay 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Reflections on being an ethical clinician April 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Responding to a colleague’s ethical transgressionsMarch 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: The titles we useFebruary 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: A letter to ‘Ethics Rounds’January 2006, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Letter from a reader regarding a minor client and confidentialityDecember 2005, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Ethics at APA’s Annual ConventionNovember 2005, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Reflecting on how we teach ethicsOctober 2005, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: On being an ethical psychologist: A more-than-academic exampleSeptember 2005, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: On being an ethical psychologistJuly/August 2005, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Thinking ethically as psychologists: Reflections on Ethical Standards 2.01, 3.07, 9.08, and 10.04  – June 2005,

Ethics Rounds: The supervisor as gatekeeper: Reflections on Ethical Standards 7.02, 7.04, 7.05, 7.06 and 10.01  May 2005,

Ethics Rounds: Disclosing confidential information in consultations and for didactic purposes:  Standards 4.06 and 4.07  – April 2005,

Ethics Rounds: Cooperating with other professionals: Reflections on Ethical Standard 3.09  March 2005, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Record-keeping under the new Ethics CodeFebruary 2005, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Diagnoses, record reviews and the new Ethics CodeJanuary 2005, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Sexual involvements with former clients: A delicate balance of core valuesDecember 2004, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Release of test data and the new ethics codeNovember 2004, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Disclosures of confidential information under the new APA Ethics Code: a process for deciding when, and how  – September 2004, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: APA’s New Ethics Code, Its Values and Excellence in Psychological Services  – July/August 2004,

Ethics Rounds: Informed Consent and APA’s New Ethics Code: Enhancing Client Autonomy, Improving Client Care  – June 2004,

Ethics Rounds: Forensic Matters and the New APA Ethics Code  – May 2004, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: APA’s new Ethics Code from a practitioner’s perspective  – April 2004, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Test-scoring and interpretation services  – March 2004, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Multiple Relationships and APA’s New Ethics Code: Values and Applications  – January 2004, The Monitor on Psychology

An ethics prize for graduate students  December 2003, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Academic and Clinical Training under APA’s new Ethics Code  – September 2003, The Monitor on Psychology

Release of test data and APA’s new Ethics Code  July/August 2003, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Reporting Past Child Abuse, Part IIJuly/August 2002, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Must a Psychologist Report Past Child Abuse?  – May 2002, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Rounds: Confidentiality in the treatment of adolescents  March 2002, The Monitor on Psychology

Ethics Matters – A Prize for Graduate Students – November 2001, The Monitor on Psychology

A Question of ValuesOctober 2001, The Monitor on Psychology

Room for More GuidanceSeptember 2001, The Monitor on Psychology

A Resource for All MembersJuly/August 2001, The Monitor on Psychology


RISK-MANAGEMENT DOCUMENTS ONLINE

APA Insurance Trust [Malpractice Insurer] – http://www.apait.org
(Click on “Resources” then “risk management”) to reach:

“Outpatient Services Agreement for Collaterals”
“Minimizing Vicarious Liability Exposure for Loosely Organized Groups . . .”
Harris, E. & Bennett, B. (1998)
“Sample Psychotherapist-Patient Contract.”
Younggren, J.N., Harris, E., & Bennett, B.E. (1998)
“Sample Forensic Informed Consent Contract.”

 



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