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Code of Ethics and the System of Inquiry

We're supposed to get our code of ethics from our work place and develop a system of inquiry from that code of ethics. I don't have a clue what a system of inquiry is or how to develop this program.

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1. What is system of inquiry?

A system of inquiry refers to an ethical problem-solving model that is used to make decisions. For example, sometimes Decisions are ethically challenging, such as ethical dilemmas when two or more values come into conflict. It is encouraged, though, to use this system of inquiry in all our decision-making as it looks at alternative courses of actions and the potential consequences on all stakeholders that might be effected by the decision, mainly using the step-by-step model of inquiry combined with employing the ethical values and principles as guiding principles in the inquiry.

2. We're supposed to get our code of ethics from our work place and develop a system of inquiry from that code of ethics. I don't have a clue what a system of inquiry is or how to develop this program.

Most (if not all) psychological organizations have a Code of Ethics, which includes a system of inquiry, such as ethical problem solving model of inquiry. For example, I am certified through the Canadian Counselling Association (CCA), which has a Code of Ethics and a System of Inquiry as well (www.ccacc.ca) presented below, which you can consider as an exemplar.

Canadian Counselling Association (CCA) Ethical Principles

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This solution explains the nature of a system of inquiry developed from a code of ethics. It then looks at two specific illustrative examples of systems of inquires.

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