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AzPA Ethics Day

  • April 12, 2024
  • 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • ASU Skysong

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Another Ethics Chat with Faren and Joel

Presented By: Faren Akins, Ph.D., JD and Joel Dvoskin, Ph.D., ABPP

Event Schedule
12:30 - 1:00 pm Check In
1:00 - 5:00 pm Presentation


Arizona State University SkySong - Bldg. 1, Room 201 Global
1475 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 200
Scottsdale AZ 85257

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Program Description

During this 4-hour session, Drs. Akins and Dvoskin will elucidate distinctions between moral, ethical, legal, and contractual obligations. Through real-life examples of ethical dilemmas faced by psychologists seeking consultation, as well as dilemmas presented by attendees, they will illustrate and elucidate straightforward methodologies for analyzing each scenario. The aim is to arrive at solutions enabling psychologists to fulfill their legitimate professional requirements while upholding the guiding principles of the American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct.

Program Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe why legal questions should be posed to lawyers, while ethical questions can be posed to psychologists.
  2. List three steps to take in analyzing an ethical dilemma.
  3. Identify one difference between ethical principles, standards, and guidelines.

4.0 CE credits are available to attendees.

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