publication . Article . 2010

Ethical decision-making in forensic psychology

Swanepoel, M.;
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  • Published: 26 Jul 2010 Journal: Koers - Bulletin for Christian Scholarship, volume 75 (issn: 0023-270X, eissn: 2304-8557, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Watu Youth Village
Abstract
The purpose of this article is to develop a comprehensive process for identifying and addressing primarily ethical issues related to the psychology profession in South Africa. In fulfilling this purpose, research was conducted of relevant ethical and to a lesser extent, legal aspects pertaining to the psychology profession. In an attempt to prevent unprofessional conduct claims against psychologists from succeeding and to alert psychologists to the concurrent ethical problems that may lead to malpractice suits, this article offers material on some important issues - in the context of forensic psychology - such as ethical decision-making and principles, professio...
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free text keywords: privacy, etiese besluitneming, forensiese sielkunde, ingeligte toestemming, konfidensialiteit, kultuur, neurosielkunde, privaatheid, professionele etiek, Ethical code, Forensic psychology, Political science, Ethical decision, Applied psychology, Confidentiality, Professional conduct, Engineering ethics, Professional ethics, Informed consent, Malpractice, Culture, Ethical Decision-Making, Neuropsychology, Practical Theology, BV1-5099, Moral theology, BV4625-4780
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publication . Article . 2010

Ethical decision-making in forensic psychology

Swanepoel, M.;