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InternalAffair comments on SPD Riding a bike into a protester then arresting him. Untitled. Welcome to 'CE Corner' “The NSA has built an infrastructure that allows it to intercept almost everything . . . . I can get your emails, passwords, phone records, credit cards.” — Edward Snowden Protecting clients' privacy is clearly one of psychologists' top ethical priorities. Easily-Triggered, Privileged People Have Turned Society Into Their Own Giant Safe Space. Online Guide to Ethics and Moral Philosophy. Utilitarianism Utilitarianism is a normative ethical theory that places the locus of right and wrong solely on the outcomes (consequences) of choosing one action/policy over other actions/policies.

Online Guide to Ethics and Moral Philosophy

Who are the most significant moral philosophers in the history of Western philosophy? Historical Cases of Unethical Research. Historical Cases of Unethical Research Serena Marsden & Melissa Melander University of North Dakota.

Historical Cases of Unethical Research

The Nazi Interrogator Who Revealed the Value of Kindness. The downed World War II fighter pilot had little reason to be wary.

The Nazi Interrogator Who Revealed the Value of Kindness

Thus far, his German interrogator had seemed uninterested in extracting military intelligence, and had acted with genuine kindness. He made friendly conversation, shared some of his wife’s delicious baked goods, and took the pilot out for a lovely stroll in the German countryside. The Humane Interrogation Technique That Works Much Better Than Torture. The Senate Intelligence Committee report released this week found that the CIA tortured terror suspects by, among other things, putting hummus in a man's anus, forcing suspects to stand on broken feet, and blasting detainees with songs such as "Rawhide" at loud volumes on repeat.

The Humane Interrogation Technique That Works Much Better Than Torture

Many of the interrogators' actions were shocking and cruel, but some might argue (and some have argued) that torture is a necessary tool for extracting information. This, too, is dubious. Learning From History: What Is Successful Interrogation? - globalECCO. By: LTC Ronny Kristoffersen, RNN As long as military units have taken prisoners in wartime, captors have agonized over how to entice or force their prisoners to share what they know.

Learning From History: What Is Successful Interrogation? - globalECCO

Often the default has been to use torture. Recent history has shown, however, that although torture may get prisoners to talk, there is no guarantee that what they say is the truth. This article introduces two highly successful interrogators from World War II who explicitly rejected torture, and explores the methods they used to get vital information from prisoners. Malpractice Pitfalls for Therapists. Brandt Caudill, Jr., Esq.

Malpractice Pitfalls for Therapists

About the author: Brandt Caudill is a defense attorney who represents psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals in malpractice actions, licensing board hearings, and similar legal matters. He is co-author of the book, Law and Mental Health Professionals: California, published by the American Psychological Association.

His email address is brandt_caudill@cmwlaw.net. Practitioners_guide. EESE EthicalDecisionmakingFramework. Ethics. 1.

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Ethics and metaethics. Aristotle - the golden mean. Ethical decision making for journalists.

Aristotle - the golden mean

Aristotle: Ethics. Aristotle: Ethics and the Virtues The Goal of Ethics Aristotle applied the same patient, careful, descriptive approach to his examination of moral philosophy in the Εθικη Νικομαχοι (Nicomachean Ethics).

Aristotle: Ethics

Here he discussed the conditions under which moral responsibility may be ascribed to individual agents, the nature of the virtues and vices involved in moral evaluation, and the methods of achieving happiness in human life. Moral Philosophers’ Periodic Table poster: Classroom resources and educational media from Socratic Ideas. A truly inspiring Classroom Display A2 Size Classroom Poster created by John Waters and illustrated by one of Socratic Ideas’ leading artists, David Parrett.

Moral Philosophers’ Periodic Table poster: Classroom resources and educational media from Socratic Ideas

Encourage your students to become more familiar with the faces that fit the names of the great Western Moral Philosophers. The Moral Philosophers are categorised according to their respective ethical theories, in chronological order, ranging from deontological to consequential perspectives. The Moral Philosophers’ Periodic Table poster complements the interactive Moral Philosophers’ Periodic Table PowerPoint presentation which is included in the Ethical Theory CD-rom.

Who are the most significant moral philosophers in the history of Western philosophy? The Tuskegee Syphilis Study. The Tuskegee Syphilis Study. APA Guidelines on Multicultural Education, Training, Research, Practice and Organizational Change for Psychologists. Approved as APA Policy by the APA Council of Representatives, August, 2002 Abreu, J. The Center For Ethical Practice. Ethical Decision-Making Model* Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D., 2005The Center for Ethical Practice, Inc. A. Identify the problem and determine whether the matter is an ethical one. Use your Ethics Code and other professional guidelines to identify the specific ethical issues. B. Virtue Ethics [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy] Virtue ethics is a broad term for theories that emphasize the role of character and virtue in moral philosophy rather than either doing one’s duty or acting in order to bring about good consequences. A virtue ethicist is likely to give you this kind of moral advice: “Act as a virtuous person would act in your situation.”

Most virtue ethics theories take their inspiration from Aristotle who declared that a virtuous person is someone who has ideal character traits. These traits derive from natural internal tendencies, but need to be nurtured; however, once established, they will become stable.

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Confidentiality in the treatment of adolescents. Ethical%20decision%20making%20(Corey%20et%20al).pdf. The Center For Ethical Practice. Dr. Michio Kaku America Has A Secret Weapon. The Idea of Equality in America. Dr. Van Til heads the Department of History and is Chairman of the Social Science Core Program at Grove City College, Pennsylvania. He is the author of several books and articles and is active as a speaker. Further rights to this article are retained by him. What is the quote on the Statue of Liberty? Research Ethics Timeline (1932-Present) EESE_EthicalDecisionmakingFramework.pdf.

Making Ethical Decisions: A 7-Step Path. Last Updated: April 1, 2014 2:17:32 PM PDT Read these 7 steps to help you make ethical distinctions between competing options when you are faced with a difficult choice. Making ethical choices requires the ability to make distinctions between competing options. An Employer's Liability for Employee's Acts. Employers, and not the employees themselves, will often be held liable for the conduct of their employees. This is true even if the employer had no intention to cause harm and played no physical role in the harm. 2013TanenbaumWorkplaceAndReligionSurveyEmail.pdf. Does age matter when you're CEO?

By Del Jones, USA TODAY Barack Obama turned 47 last week, and John McCain turns 72 on Aug. 29, which leaves voters to choose from candidates who would widely be considered too young and too old to be CEOs of the largest corporations. Obama, born just after Alan Shepard became the first American in space, would have a hard sell to convince a board of directors at a big company that he's not unseasoned.

Silicon's Valley's Brutal Ageism. How The U.S.'s Zero Weeks Of Paid Family Leave Compares To The Rest Of The World. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Virtue Ethics. 1. Review of Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish. Exposing Unethical Human Research: The Transatlantic Correspondence of Beecher and Pappworth. Bertrand Russell on Plato's Republic. Client information, Service Agreement and Billing Policies.pdf.

The Myth of Confidentiality. Codes of Ethics on confidentiality in psychotherapy and counseling, by Ofer Zur, Ph.D. Writing Quality. Ethics Rounds. The work of the APA Ethics Office: Frequent calls we receive.

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