For this assignment, you will read three forensic case examples and apply your understanding of the APA ethics code as well as the specialty guidelines for forensic psychology. The three case examples are found in this week’s resources.
For each case, after reviewing your resources and reading the case example carefully, you will:
- Identify any potential ethical issues related to the case.
- Identify what APA guidelines apply to the case and explain how they apply to the case.
- Identify what Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology apply to the case and explain how they apply to the case.
- Give a description of how you would resolve this ethical dilemma. Use your guidelines and resources to explain your solutions.
Finally, you will write a 1-2 page reflection on the process of working through these ethical dilemmas and your impression of the ethical struggles of a forensic psychologist.
Length: 4-5 pages total; 1 page each per dilemma, 1-2 page reflection
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.