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Diversity Issues in Ethical Practice: Forensic Psychology

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a explanation of at least two diversity issues you identified in the case study. Then explain which multicultural or diversity guidelines pertain to and might help address these issues and how. Be specific.

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Dear Student,
HI and thank you for your patience. In an earlier solution, we have tackled this case wherein we applied ethical codes to explore violations. Diversity issues are a concern in practice. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. Diversity Issues overview - 150 words
2. Applicable codes - 150 words

This outline should yield 300 words which should cover what you need. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

Sincerely,
AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Diversity Issues: Week 5 Case Study

In the case study, the Dr. Jones, a forensic practitioner for a state psychiatric hospital found monitoring and evaluating a detainee, 27 year old Mr. Smith to be difficult due to his uncooperative and abusive behavior towards Dr. Jones. Smith is accused of killing a toddler. Dr. Jones however does not need the detainee's full cooperation to put together a diagnosis and evaluation as ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of studying a forensic psychology case study for diversity issues based on APA's forensic psychology practice guidelines. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.

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