Please help to explain eight steps in the ethical decision-making model proposed by Bush, Connell, and Denney. Analyze the model and describe the strengths and weaknesses of the model in ethical decision making.
Ethical Decision-Making Model
Bush, S.S., Connell, M.A., & Denney, R.L. (in press).
Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychology
Washington, DC: APA Books
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As you explain eight steps in the ethical decision-making model attached proposed by Bush, Connell, and Denney, they include the following:
1. Identify the problem
2. Consider the significance of the context and setting
3. Identify and utilize ethical and legal resources
4. Consider personal beliefs and values
5. Develop possible solutions to the problem
6. Consider the potential consequences of various solutions
7. Choose and implement a course of action
8. Assess the outcome and implement changes as needed
As you then analyze the model and describe the strengths and weaknesses of the model in ethical decision making, I see them as strong since they offer practical, common sense advice for practitioners. I also feel that they are strong since they are proactive, not reactive, in terms of their preventive goals. They are like a GPS system to help psychologists "navigate" the ethical and ...
The ethical decision-making model proposed by Bush, Connell, and Denney is briefly explicated from a personal standpoint.