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Ethical Practice of Consulting Psychology

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The Ethical Practice of Consulting Psychology (book course) – Online CE Course

The Ethical Practice of Consulting Psychology course is a BOOK COURSE and requires the purchase of the book (if not already owned), which is an additional cost to the units purchased through Aspira CE. (See Pricing page for details)

The Ethical Practice of Consulting Psychology Course Description, Objectives and Outline:

Course Description:

This book reviews the unique ethical issues that psychologists encounter when working as consultants in business and other organizational settings. It provides guidelines based on the APA Ethics Code to help consulting psychologists make ethical decisions when conducting assessments and interventions with individual employees, teams and work groups, and entire organizations. Case examples illustrate complex ethical dilemmas, such as how to confront corrupt business practices. Emerging issues like telepsychology, multinational and multicultural consulting, and coaching are given special consideration.

Course Objectives:

  1.  Explain at least two ethical issues at the individual level.
  2. Discuss at least two ethical issues at the group level.
  3. Describe at least two ethical issues at the organizational level.
  4. Discuss at least one emerging ethical issue and challenge.
  5. Describe at least one way in which organizational and business ethics affect consulting psychology practice.
  6. Explain at least one complex ethical model.

Course Outline:


    1. Ethical Issues at the Individual Level
    2. Ethical Issues at the Group Level
    3. Ethical Issues at the Organizational Level
    4. Emerging Ethical Issues and Challenges
    5. How Organizational and Business Ethics Affect Consulting Psychology Practice
    6. Toward More Complex Ethical Models: Unfinished Business



Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: Rodney L. Lowman, PhD, ABAP; Stewart E. Cooper, PhD, ABPP

Rodney L. Lowman, PhD, ABAP, is currently Distinguished Professor, Organizational Psychology Programs, California School of Professional Psychology, and is past provost/vice president of academic affairs and past acting president of Alliant International University. The author or editor of 12 books and monographs, Dr. Lowman has published more than 130 scholarly publications and made hundreds of professional presentations all over the world.

Stewart E. Cooper, PhD, ABPP, currently serves as director of counseling service and as a professor with the Psychology Department at Valparaiso University. He also is the head of Life Enrichment Associates, a private consultation practice. Dr. Cooper’s professional development has followed the scientist practitioner model of combining teaching, research, and scholarship with clinical practice.


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