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Ethics and Professional Issues

Duration: 1 Teaching Period

Unit Code: PSY80114

Contact Hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit prepares students for provisional psychologist registration. Students receive instruction in psychologists’ professional obligations to adhere to the APS Code of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines across a diverse range of workplace settings.

Using an established ethical decision-making model, you will apply in-depth knowledge of the APS Code and Guidelines to a variety of psychological practice dilemmas. While also gaining an understanding of the primary roles the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Psychology Board of Australia play in regulating the psychology profession.