David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Ethics and Behavior 3 (3 & 4):329 – 343 (1993)
Current research suggests that nonclinical forensic psychologists[sup1] are appearing increasingly more often in the legal arena. We argue that many of the ethical dilemmas that face these psychologists differ from those encountered by clinical forensic psychologists. To test the accuracy of this assertion, 37 nonclinical forensic psychologists were surveyed to identify some of the ethical issues and dilemmas they have encountered while engaging in expert testimony or pretrial consulting. Respondents were asked also about how they have resolved these ethical issues and whether they were aware of the "Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists" (Committee on Ethical Guidelines for Forensic Psychologists, 1991). Results of the survey are discussed in terms of the need for additional regulatory guidelines or professional standards that speak directly to the ethical issues confronting nonclinical, forensic expert witnesses and consultants.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Dhruvi Kakkad (2005). A New Ethical Praxis: Psychologists' Emerging Responsibilities in Issues of Social Justice. Ethics and Behavior 15 (4):293 – 308.
Rustem Ertug Altinay (2009). "This Child, Whose Bone Age Is Fourteen . . .": Ethical Dimensions of Skeletal Age Assessment. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 2 (1):165 - 173.
Steven F. Bucky (ed.) (2009). Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionals: In Forensic Settings. Brunner-Routledge.
Richard Romanoff (2009). Ethics in Performing Criminal Forensic Evaluations. In Steven F. Bucky (ed.), Ethical and Legal Issues for Mental Health Professionals: In Forensic Settings. Brunner-Routledge. 105.
Steven Ceci, Sarah Kulkofskey, J. Zoe Klemfuss, Charlotte D. Sweeney & Maggie Bruck, Unwarranted Assumptions About Children's Testimonial Accuracy.
Robert J. Cramer & Stanley L. Brodsky (2007). Undue Influence or Ensuring Rights?: Attorney Presence During Forensic Psychology Evaluations. Ethics and Behavior 17 (1):51 – 60.
James N. Butcher & Kenneth S. Pope (1993). Seven Issues in Conducting Forensic Assessments: Ethical Responsibilities in Light of New Standards and New Tests. Ethics and Behavior 3 (3 & 4):267 – 288.
Donald N. Bersoff & Peter M. Koeppl (1993). The Relation Between Ethical Codes and Moral Principles. Ethics and Behavior 3 (3 & 4):345 – 357.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads20 ( #97,017 of 1,410,537 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #178,988 of 1,410,537 )
How can I increase my downloads?