PSYCH 660 Ethical Decision Making Debate
A psychologist is referred a patient that he/she is not competent or trained to treat. The psychologist has not been trained or ever received a referral for ADHD and the client is a child. The psychologist is a marriage and family therapist and counsels mainly couples and divorced parents. What should the psychologist do in receiving this referral?
Select an ethical dilemma related to professional competence.
Obtain faculty approval prior to beginning the assignment.
Develop a 5- to 10-minute debate based on your selected dilemma.
Address the following items:
• Describe your selected ethical dilemma and why it is a dilemma.
• Provide an argument for two methods of resolving the issue and justify the ethical resolution process you would take under each method.
• Provide an argument for why each method should be used.
Submit a transcript of the debate.
Include a reference page with two to three peer-reviewed sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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