Share
Explore BrainMass

Social Psychology

Ethics and Supervision

Counselors who are in a supervisory role must constantly be aware of their ethical obligations. Ethically and legally, supervisors are responsible for the quality of services and actions of supervisees who are under their supervision. Ethical supervision includes paying particular attention to the following areas: competence, ev

Ethical Violations

Case Study Ethical Pitfalls in Managed Care After completing his master's degree in counseling, Martin worked at the Family Service Center, an agency where he received 3,000 hours of supervised practice required for licensure in his state. He passed the state board examination and became a licensed professional counselor.

Summarize one facet of our social world.

Describe one of the social worlds in which you interact, for example: family life, work, school, etc. Explain how any significant event(s) or experience(s) created change for you in this social world. Analyze how this has changed or supported your own self-efficacy.

Structuralism and Wundt's Introspectionism are correlated.

**Fechner showed that it was possible to measure mental events and relate them to physical ones. Do you see his psychophysical methods as valid today? **Compare and contrast Wundtâ??s and Titchenerâ??s views on conscious experience, introspection and apperception. How do you see these views as relevant today?

Mandated Reporting: Abuse and Harm to Self and Others

The protection of client confidentiality is a general ethical mandate in counseling, and this protection is particularly important when working with clients from vulnerable populations. Conversely, the failure to report in a mandated reporting situation can be laden with ethical and legal implications. All 50 states have pass

Dimensions and Competencies for Supervision and Consultation

Case Study Phyllis is a 25 year-old single woman who was accepted into a PhD program in counselor education immediately after she completed her master's degree in clinical counseling in the same department at a large urban university. During her first semester of enrollment in the doctoral program, she completed a course in

Resistant supervisee is examined.

Case Study Phyllis is a 25 year-old single woman who was accepted into a PhD program in counselor education immediately after she completed her master's degree in clinical counseling in the same department at a large urban university. During her first semester of enrollment in the doctoral program, she completed a course in s

Ethical Issues and Vulnerable Populations

Mental health counselors often work with children and adolescents; people who have cognitive, emotional, and/or physical disabilities; and people in prison or on probation. It is important to keep in mind the issues of informed consent and assent for treatment with all clients, but especially those clients from vulnerable popula

Boundary case study is emphasized.

A Question of Boundaries Teresa, a professional counselor moved to a small town in Iowa with her 13 years old son. She discovered that except for a psychiatrist, the closest other mental health professional practices approximately 1½ hours away. Initially, she felt isolated and found it emotionally and financially difficult

Investigate a case study.

Case study# 1 A Marriage and Family Counselor Learns a secret Diana, a private practitioner, began working with Mrs. Cole, who was referred for counseling by her family doctor. Her doctor had not been able to find any physiological basis for her complaint that on several occasions she had felt as though she were choking and

The Evolution of Social Facilitation

What is social facilitation? How has the definition of social facilitation evolved? Find one scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article published within the last 5 years on social facilitation. Present a short summary and critique of the article.

Compare and contrast multicultural communication styles.

iv) Compare and contrast multicultural communication styles. v) You must include the following: (1) A discussion of verbal and non-verbal communication style differences across ethnic groups. (2) A discussion contrasting and comparing communications styles that may be encountered when working with culturally diverse clients

Dual Relationships and Boundaries discussed including three examples and APA scholarly references Give a brief description of three boundary issues that would be the most challenging for a mental health counselor to "honor" and explain why, including potential harm and benefits. Be sure to cite the relevant ethical codes. Then, evaluate how a counselor would address these same issues in a supervisory relationship.

It may not be possible or reasonable for counselors to always avoid dual relationships with clients. For example, counselors who live and work in small, rural communities may attend the same religious institutions as their clients, or use the same libraries, doctors, or other services. In these multiple relationship situations,

Ethical Challenges to Record Keeping and Mandated Reporting

Give an analysis of two ethical challenges related to record keeping and/or reporting when the legal system is involved. Specifically, one of these challenges must relate to adherence to either HIPAA or FERPA; note which statute and provide details. Then, explain how you would address each of these challenges. Be specific and re

Record keeping

Provide a brief analysis explaining the critical nature, in general, of counseling record keeping (i.e., what are the purposes of keeping comprehensive client records?). Explain the possible ethical and legal implications of not keeping appropriate counseling records. Provide an analysis of the ethical conflicts that could ari

The Actor-Observer Hypothesis

Please elaborate on this topic: What is the actor-observer hypothesis? How does this phenomenon manifest in the individual and society?

CASE STUDY

Confidentiality and HIV/AIDS: The case of Norma Norma is a 21 years old college student who immigrated to the United States with her parents from El Salvador when she was 2 years old. She is bicultural in the sense proudly identifies herself as a Latina while at the same time having learned the instrumental behaviors that al

Solomon Asch study is summarized.

Discuss the role social cognition played in Solomon Asch's study? How has his study impacted social psychology? How would an I/O psychologist use this study in their work?

CASE STUDY

Confidentiality and HIV/AIDS: The case of Norma Norma is a 21 years old college student who immigrated to the United States with her parents from El Salvador when she was 2 years old. She is bicultural in the sense proudly identifies herself as a Latina while at the same time having learned the instrumental behaviors that all

Tarasoff Case: Exploring, Understanding, and Implications

A number of states have adopted "duty to warn" or "duty to protect" laws following the landmark court case Tarasoff v. Regents of University of California (1976). In addition, there are other mandated exceptions to maintaining client confidentiality such as reporting child or elder abuse, or the reckless transmission of HIV or o

Case Simulation/ACA and APA Codes

1. Let's say that it is a small department (i.e., only 3 faculty members) and Maria is in her last year of the program. If she were to transfer to another school and program it will take a year to interview and only half of her credits will transfer. In addition, Dr. Perry teaches the Practicum and Internship class and those are

Follow up research to Solomon Asch's study

Create a proposal for follow up to Solomon Asch's line study (attached). An idea for a research question An idea around the research methodology A description of the theoretical framework which supports the hypothesis An outline of the objectives the follow-up study may attempt to achieve