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Code of Professional Conduct

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Table of Contents

CHAPTERS

PAGE

 

 

Foreword

3

 

 

Chapter One: Introduction

4

1.1 Applicability

5

1.2 Definitions

6

1.3 Structure of the Code

6

 

 

Chapter Two: Ethical Principles

7

2.1 General

8

2.2 Ethical Principle A: Respect

8

2.3 Ethical Principle B: Competence

9

2.4 Ethical Principle C: Responsibility

9-10

2.5 Ethical Principle D: Integrity

10-11

 

 

Chapter Three: Relationship with Clients

12

3.1 Right of Clients

13

3.2 Confidentiality

13-14

3.3 Consent from Clients

14-15

3.4 Protections for Vulnerable Persons

15-16

3.5 Maintaining a Proper Relationship with Clients

16-17

3.6 Maintenance and Access to Records

17

3.7 Remuneration for Service

18

 

 

Chapter Four: Competence

19-21

 

 

Chapter Five: Professional Relationships

22

5.1 General

23

5.2 Joint-Practice

24

5.3 Making a Referral

24

5.4 Receiving a Referral

25

5.5 Disputes

25

 

 

Chapter Six: Employment in Organizations

26-27

 

 

Chapter Seven: Teaching, Training, Supervision, and Consultation

28

7.1 Ethical Standards Applicable to all types of Consultation,
Teaching, Training and Supervision activities

29-30

7.2 Ethical Standards mainly Applicable to Teaching

30

7.3 Ethical Standards mainly Applicable to Training and Supervision

31-32

 

 

Chapter Eight: Research in Psychology

33

8.1 General

34

8.2 Recruitment of Research Participants

34-35

8.3 Standards Related to Informed Consent of Participants

35-36

8.4 Handling Results of Research

37

8.5 Research Involving the use of Animals

37

 

 

Chapter Nine: Assessment and Therapy

38

9.1 Assessment (including testing, evaluation, and diagnostic services)

39-40

9.2 Therapy

40-41

 

 

Chapter Ten: Writing and Publishing

42

10.1 General

43

10.2 Shared/Joint Work

43-44

 

 

Chapter Eleven: Public Statements

45-47

 

 

Appendix

48


 

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