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Global Forensic Practice Issues

You considered issues related to the use of technology in forensic psychology. You considered how technology mobility and accessibility might affect delivery of services in forensic psychology. One consequence of society becoming more mobile related to forensic psychology is that professionals may provide services to a greater number of individuals across a wider variety of settings. In fact, they may be able to extend services to international communities. Psychology professionals in the military, for example, may provide services in prisons in foreign countries. Likewise, research psychologists working in forensic settings may evaluate the effectiveness of a test across various cultures. Yet psychology professionals with a western service delivery system in mind write the APA Ethics Code and the AP-LS guidelines. When forensic psychology professionals venture beyond the borders of the United States and other "western" countries, what constitutes "ethical practice" may not always be commensurate with current codes of ethics. As a student of forensic psychology, it is important to think beyond western approaches to forensic psychology. Given current ethical codes and guidelines, you might find it challenging to explore how forensic psychology services might be provided to global populations and the potential ethical conflict in doing so

A description of the global issue you selected. Explain how you think it impacts the work of forensic psychology professionals. Be specific and provide examples

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for your patience. In this particular task, you are asking for help in discussing global forensic issues. I suggest using a generally universal issue with this simple outline:

1. About the issue - 100 words
2. Impact on practice - 150 words

I do not think you need anything more than this as it has to be general. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. All the best with your studies.

Sincerely,
AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Global Forensic Issue: Uniformity of Practice

While there are many issues that one can contend to within terms of global forensic practice and forensic psychology in particular, it is important to note that the biggest divide is the uniformity of practice in terms of standards. While American standards can be comparable to much of the Western world, especially in terms of expectations (such as cultural and legal elements), they are usually managed in a ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise on the topic of global issues in forensic psychology and general forensic practice. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.

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