Course Summary

Practice Level: Intermediate

This course is based on the APA Ethics Code 2017. The participant will study the Code of Ethics then demonstrate their level of competency by taking a posttest.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you’re ready, purchase the course by clicking the “Add To Cart” or “Enroll” button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the purpose of the APA Ethics Code 2017.
  • Describe the concept of patient confidentiality.
  • Explain the concept of informed consent.

Course Syllabus

  • General Principles
  • Resolving Ethical Issues
  • Competence
  • Human Relations
  • Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Advertising and Other Public Statements
  • Record Keeping and Fees
  • Education and Training
  • Research and Publication
  • Assessment
  • Therapy



Accreditation Approval Statements

This course does not qualify for NBCC credit is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Courses have been approved by, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #91345 is responsible for all aspects of the programming. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. We are committed to providing our learners with unbiased information. CE4Less never accepts commercial support and our authors have no significant financial or other conflicts of interest pertaining to the material.

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