58 notecards = 15 pages (4 cards per page)
Under Standard 3.01, psychologists respect the __________ and ________ of all people
a) dignity, worth
Standard 3.01 prohibits psychologists from unfair discrimination. Which General Principle most closely underlies this standard
a. Principle A
Sexual harassment includes all of the following, except:
a. sexual solicitation
Sexual harassment may be ____________ or __________ conduct that is sexual in nature.
a. overt, covert
Dr. A and Dr. B, both psychologists are partners in a private practice. Dr. A has on one or two occasions patted the secretary on the shoulder when he praises her work. Dr. B hugs the secretary when she comes in to work and when he passes her will put his hand on her shoulder. Which of these actions could constitute sexual harassment?
Psychologists do not knowingly engage in behavior that is _____________ or ______________ to person with whom they interact in their work.
a. biased, demeaning
Psychologists take ____________________ to avoid harming their clients/patients, students, supervisees, and others with whom they work.
a. appropriate steps
Dr. C has been providing therapy to a client for approximately six months. During this time, there has been no significant improvement in the client’s symptoms. Dr. C should consider all of the following options, except:
a. to turn to other techniques
A psychologist refrains from entering into a multiple relationship if the multiple relationship could reasonably be expected to:
a. impair psychologist’s objectivity and performance
Boundaries are designed to do all of the following, except:
a. to prevent blurring of personal and professional domains
Dr. F has a client in his private practice who suffers from panic attacks. During one session, Dr. F revealed that he has in the past suffered from panic attacks in order to help the client that he is not alone in experiencing these symptoms. This self-disclosure would be considered:
a. boundary crossing
Sexual relationships with individuals with whom psychologists have a current professional relationship are __________ unethical.
Dr. J works in a small, rural community in which he is the only
psychologist providing mental health services. It is not always
possible to avoid multiple relationships. Fried (2015) made all the
a. to ignore encounters in public
When psychologists are required by law, institutional policy, or extraordinary circumstances to serve in more than one role in judicial or administrative proceedings, they need to:
a. give up one role
Standard 3.07 requires psychologists to explain to both third parties and individuals all of the following, except:
a. role of psychologist
Dr. S supervises practicum and internship students at a local mental
health clinic. During the supervision time, Dr. S requires that the
students balance his personal check book, clean his office,
a. exploitative relationship
The primary purpose of Standard 3.10, Informed Consent is to:
a. protect the self-governing
All harm to clients is foreseeable and avoidable.
Failure to terminate treatment when it becomes clear that continuation would be harmful is a violation of Standard 3.04.
All multiple relationships are unethical.
Conflicts of interests can extend to financial or other gains that accrue to psychologists directly or indirectly
The informed consent procedures described in Standard 3.10, Informed Consent, are often not appropriate or sufficient for consulting, or other psychological services delivered to or through organizations.
According to Standard 1.01, if psychologists learn of ________ or _____________ of their work, they take reasonable steps to correct.
a. misuse, use
According to Standard 1.01, if psychologists learn of the misuse of their work, they must:
a. contact the person who misused their work
If psychologists learn of misuse or misrepresentation of their work, they take:
a. steps to correct or minimize the misuse
If psychologists’ ethical responsibilities conflict law, regulations, or other legal authority, psychologists should do all of the following, except:
a. clarify the nature of the conflict
If a conflict between an ethical responsibility and a law or regulation cannot be resolved, Standard 1.02 permits the psychologist to:
a. comply with the law
Dr. Stevens was providing assessment services to a university disability center. The center has been sharing the results of the assessments with the students’ professors without the students’ consent. Dr. Stevens realizes this is a violation of the students’ confidentiality. Dr. Stevens needs to do all of the following, except:
a. to inform the center of the ways in which this action violates
the Ethics Code
When a psychologist believes that another psychologist has committed
an ethical violation, the ethical
a. formal, informal
Professional and scientific misconduct by psychologists can do all of the following, except:
a. to harm coworkers
Dr. James has just discovered that his colleague has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. In conversation with his colleague, Dr. James learns that his colleague has decided not to take steps to provide for his clients if he becomes incapacitated. Dr. James should:
a. report his colleague to the local state licensing board
An informal resolution to an ethical violation would not be appropriate if:
a. substantial harm has occurred
Reporting of an ethical violation committed by another psychologist should be made if:
a. the violation has not lead to substantial harm
Dr. Allen’s client has just informed him that she had been in an
intimate relationship with another psychologist in the clinic, but
that the psychologist had broken up with her. The client is very upset
a. talk to the violating psychologist
Standard 1.06 requires psychologists to cooperate with ethics committees. This cooperation may be limited by:
a. advice of counsel
Dr. G has received notice from the state ethics committee that a complaint has been filed against him. He may take all of the following steps, except:
a. to respond to the request for information
If a psychologist is unaware of the misuse of his work and does not take corrective steps, he is still in violation of Standard 1.01.
Under the resolution in response to the Hoffman Report, psychologists may be present when torture occurs as long as they do not participate.
An ethical violation that has substantially harmed a client may be handled informally.
If an ethical violation is not resolved through an informal resolution, a formal complaint cannot be made.
Psychologists provide services within the boundaries of their __________________.
Dr. Jones who has a private practice working with children has been
asked to provide assessment services for child custody evaluations.
Dr. Jones has never performed a custody evaluation before. If
a. practicing within the boundaries of his competence
Under Standard 2.01b, psychologists have related obligations:
a. familiarity with professional knowledge, familiarity with scientific knowledge, appropriate skills
b. familiarity with scientific knowledge, appropriate skills,
knowledge when to refer
Dr. Brown has a new client with a psychological disorder that he has
never encountered and has no training or experience in treating. He
has been unable to find any trainings related to the specific
a. treat the client
Dr. Lane’s practice has been limited to adult clients. However, she has been asked to consider taking on younger clients. Dr. Lane should:
a. refuse the offer
When a psychologist wishes to implement new practices for which there is no generally agreed upon scientific or professional training, they should take reasonable steps:
a. to ensure competence
In emergencies psychologists may provide services to individuals for whom other mental health services are not available, but they should:
a. continue after the emergency is over
Standard 2.03 requires that psychologists maintain their competency. This is accomplished through all, except:
a. lifelong learning
Dr. Moore has just discovered that her secretary has leaving client
files on her desk overnight. Rather than putting them back in the
locked file cabinet, she leaves those she has been working on on top
Psychologists who work in environments where individuals may not be
qualified to perform their duties should:
Dr. C is going through a very nasty divorce. She has been attending
numerous court dates in order to deal with the ongoing divorce
litigation. Through this time, she has been attempting to see her
client in her private practice at their regular dates and times. Dr. C
is considering whether she should accept new clients at this time.
Under 2.06, Dr. C decision should:
When a psychologist becomes aware that their personal problems are interfering with their work, under Standard 2.06b they need to:
a. ignore it
Multicultural _______________________________ is just the first step
toward multicultural ethical competence.
A culturally competent psychologist should do all of the following,
Psychologists must provide services only with the boundaries of their competence.
Psychologists may not expand the scope of their practice into new areas for which they have not obtained the necessary qualifications.
Standard 2.02 prohibits psychologists from providing services in emergencies if they do not have the necessary training.
Psychologists who use interpreters must ensure that interpreters have
adequate translation skills and sufficient understanding of the
psychological nature and ethical responsibilities of the duties to be