Discussion Question 4

I need support with this Social Science question so I can learn better.

The response needs to be 250-300 words and I need you to do 2 responses as if you are replying to my classmates. That response need to be 150-250 words each.

Ethical Pitfalls for Psychology Professionals

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read the Grenyer & Lewis (2012) “Prevalence, Prediction, and Prevention of Psychologist Misconduct” article and the APA Services’ Professional Health and Well-being for Psychologists (Links to an external site.), Tips from Practitioners on Finding Work-Life Balance (Links to an external site.), and Tips for Self-Care (Links to an external site.) online articles.

Select two complaints presented in the Grenyer & Lewis article (see Table 1) and explain the ramifications of these violations applying the APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (Links to an external site.) to each situation. Assess the role of the APA in assisting psychology professionals in the identification of potential areas of misconduct. Describe and recommend a course of action to avoid these areas. Evaluate the contemporary role of psychology professionals and elaborate on the relationship between self-care and the issue of maintaining ethical principles and professional standards. Identify one or two self-care tips, tools, or suggested courses of action provided on the APA’s Self-care resources for psychologists (Links to an external site.) website that might address the issues which lead to the chosen complaints. Provide a substantive response. Please do not include the question prompt in your initial post.

Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts and respond to at least two of your peers who selected different complaints from those you chose by 11:59 p.m. on Day 7 of the week. You are encouraged to post your required replies earlier in the week to promote more meaningful and interactive discourse in this discussion.

Summarize your personal reaction(s) to the reality of psychology professionals violating the ethical code in your peer’s selected complaints. Critically examine your peer’s recommended course of action to avoid these complaints. Do you agree or disagree? Support your rationale with evidence from the required readings. Suggest any changes that you think might improve the efficacy of your colleague’s plan. Continue to monitor the discussion forum until 5:00 p.m. MST on Day 7 of the week and respond to anyone who replies to your initial.