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Ethical dilemmas

Explain the four areas of potential conflict or dilemma that you selected.

For each instance, list the specific ethical code or guideline that might apply and explain how and why it is relevant and applies to the areas you selected.

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According to the "Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct" for 2010 there are four standards which were potentially violated. In considering whether a violation occurred a full investigation would be needed. However, on the surface these are the standards potentially violated. Standard one "resolving ethical issues"; this was potentially violated when DR. P testified against Sam after the guard was killed by Sam. Even though Dr. P knew the guard and had a business or personal relationship with him. The appropriate reference from Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists would be the following:

4.07 Considering the Impact of Personal Beliefs and Experience

Forensic practitioners recognize that their own attitudes, values, beliefs, opinions, or biases may diminish their ability to practice in a competent and impartial manner. Under such circumstances, forensic practitioners take steps to correct or limit such effects, decline participation in the matter, or limit their participation in a manner that is consistent with ...

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According to the "Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct" for 2010 there are four standards which were potentially violated. In considering whether a violation occurred a full investigation would be needed. However, on the surface these are the standards potentially violated. Standard one "resolving ethical issues"; this was potentially violated when DR. P testified against Sam after the guard was killed by Sam. Even though Dr. P knew the guard and had a business or personal relationship with him. The appropriate reference from Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists would be the following:

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