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Ethical principles and research standards in forensics

"Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct" on the American Psychological Association

Description of one ethical principle and one research standard that apply to conducting research in criminal behaviour.

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Basic principles for Code of ethics for APA:

1. Competency
2. Confidentiality
3. Privacy
4. Informed consent

Choose one the principles and elaborate on it. For example:


-inform the subject of who will be receiving the research results and which of the healthcare and legal professionals who will be consulted for the test and assessment.

- inform the subject of how ...

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Description of one ethical principle, confidentiality is best understood in forensic settings.
Also a discussion of one research standard, fair assessment, meaning free of bias is necessary in conducting research in forensic settings.