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Professional Ethics for School Psychologists, 2nd Edition

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Professional Ethics for School Psychologists, 2nd Edition

Leigh Armistead
Barbara Bole Williams
Susan Jacob

Listen to an interview with Leigh Armistead about this book.

Ethical decision making forms the foundation of school psychological practice and is essential to protecting the rights of children and families. It both shapes daily delivery of school psychological services and informs decisions regarding specific ethical dilemmas. Every school psychologist needs to know not only what ethical principles guide the profession but also how to apply those principles to their work. Professional Ethics for School Psychologists: A Problem-Solving Casebook is the first comprehensive resource to illustrate how school psychologists can effectively identify, interpret, and put in practice the field’s ethical principles. Written by leading experts, the Casebook:

  • Includes over 150 real and fictional cases that address themes, situations, and scenarios often faced by school psychology practitioners.
  • Follows the NASP Principles for Professional Ethics.
  • Provides background on the evolution and role of professional ethics in psychological practice.
  • Defines a problem-solving model with which to identify and assess ethical dilemmas.
  • Provides clear examples of ethical actions that comply with or violate standards of appropriate professional conduct.
  • Presents situations in one of three formats, Instructional Cases, Explicated Cases, and Think Aloud Decision-Making Cases, depending on the complexity of the dilemma.

An excellent companion to Ethics and Law for School Psychologists!

The complete Table of Contents and a sample chapter from this publication can be viewed below.