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Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists

8 May 2017

In the margin, to the left of the standards, key words are placed to guide the reader through the standards and to illustrate the relationship of the specific standards to the values statement. [...] Relationship of the Code to the Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles for Psychologists One of the events that occurred after release of the third edition of the Code (2000) is the 2008 endorsement by the Canadian Psychological Association of the Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles for Psychologists. [...] The “discipline of psychology” refers to the scientific and applied methods and knowledge of psychology, and to the structures and procedures used by its members for conducting their work in relationship to society, members of the public, students or trainees, and each other. [...] I.15 Establish fees that are fair in light of the time, energy, and knowledge of the psychologist and any associates or employees, and in light of the market value of the product or service. [...] This would include, but not be limited to clarifying: the purpose of the service or research; the role and responsibilities of the psychologist; the reasonably anticipated use that will be made of the information collected; access to records or the information contained therein; the limits of privacy and confidentiality; and any special legal requirements or limitations.
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Ottawa, ON, CA

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