Legal and Ethical Psychology

Write a 1,750- at least -word paper in which you examine the legal aspects of recordkeeping and providing expert testimony. As part of your examination, address the following items:

  • Analyze the ethical issues related to documenting informed consent and ethical issues related to release of treatment and assessment records.
  • Which enforceable standards are relevant to the release of treatment-related materials and disclosure of information arising out of treatment?
  • Provide specific examples of what each enforceable standard requires or prohibits.
  • Provide a rationale for your proposed actions in your example and why they are consistent with ethical guidelines.
  • Evaluate the legal issues associated with assessment, testing, and diagnosis documentation in professional psychology.
  • What specific legal issues can arise in documenting assessment, testing, and diagnosis?
  • Provide specific examples that support your evaluation.
  • Provide a rationale for your proposed actions in your example and why they are consistent with legal requirements.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines

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