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. Whether you are a graduate student or seasoned practitioner, the Ethics Casebook
will guide you through problem-solving approaches. Following the NASP Principles for Professional Ethics
, the book:
- 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 or two formats depending on the complexity of the dilemma.