Explore BrainMass

Forensic Psychology Ethics Case Review

Briefly summarize the case in terms of what ethical violations might have occurred.

Cite specifically which guidelines apply to the case study and then explain how each applies (Note: Use the letter/number and title of each guideline.)

Based upon your application of the guidelines, explain conclusions you drew about the application of codes and guidelines to this particular case


Solution Preview

Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to reflect on a case. It is pretty straightforward and you can present a simple or complex analysis of it. I suggest presenting a straightforward opinion and concentrating on the ethical element. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. Summary - 100 words
2. Likely Issues - 100 words
3. Applicable ethical guidelines - 100 words
4. Conclusion - 100 words

This should cover what you need. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Ethical Code Application Exercise


Dr. Jones is a forensic practitioner for a state psychiatric hospital and it was her duty to perform a 30-day monitoring and evaluation of a detainee - a 27-year old male named Smith who was accused of beating to death the 3 year old toddler of his girlfriend. With Smith being uncooperative and abusive towards Jones, Jones had a trying time to thoroughly diagnose and evaluate Smith. Thus, he utilized other elements of behavioral analysis including the observation of the subject while under detention as well as the utilization of previously collected data to gain insight into the background and behavior of Smith. Jones ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise on the topic of doing a case review for the ethics of a detainee evaluation. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.