May 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

CPS 850 - Professional Seminar: Ethics

3 credit(s)
Professional, ethical, and legal issues related to the practices of clinical psychology and to the psychologist as clinician, consultant, educator, and researcher are critically examined. Issues include control, privacy, privilege, confidentiality and the duty to warn, informed consent, patients’ rights, malpractice, the patient-therapist relationship, policing the profession and those prominent in psychological assessment, working with children, group psychotherapy, and marital therapy. Certain sections of this course are designated as child sections. In addition to covering the preceding material, focus is on special ethical and legal issues when working with children and adolescents and their families.
Prerequisite(s): Third-year status in PsyD program or permission from instructor. Students in child section must be matriculated in the Child and Adolescent proficiency track or have permission from the instructor.

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