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The APA Ethics Code covers departments, programs, and accuracy in teaching. As a student in an advanced psychology program, explain what codes that a psychology professional has to follow when developing a psychology program. What makes accuracy of teaching so important? If you were in psychology education, how would you engage the instructors under you to teach and abide by the Code?

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are doing the opposite of the earlier task we have completed - which is considering APA rules in heading an advanced psychology program. I suggest this simple outline:

1. The Scenario - 100 words
2. APA Code as it applies to learning - 150 words
3. Expansion on Accuracy of teaching as it relates to being a student - 100 words
4. Code Engagement - 100 words

This should yield 450 words which should cover what you need. All the best with your studies!

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

The Scenario:
I am a student in an advanced psychology program and of recent, the head of the program has called all involved to an active dialogue in terms of the practice of ethics in the program from management of ethics in practice and as ethics applies to research. The American Psychological Association code of ethics and conduct applies to the practice of psychology and in my program - this means it is applicable across the board, from the varied roles involved in the program and the management and conduction of the program itself. The APA is general in terms of how it is laid out. The broadness of tenets however means that it is applicable to a host of situations wherein application has to consider context. Student ethics and behavior in the program is expected to follow student ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of developing a psychology program as a psychology professional in consideration of ethics, accuracy of teaching and code engagement. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.