Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics Quiz
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Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics Quiz

Test your knowledge of the Australian Psychological Society's Code of Ethics with this quiz. Explore the contents including the preamble, definitions, interpretations, and application of the code.

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Questions and Answers

According to the APS Code of Ethics, what is the General Principle A focused on?

Respect for the rights and dignity of people and peoples

Which Ethical Standard under General Principle A deals with the protection of personal information?

Privacy

Under General Principle B, what does the Ethical Standard B.1 emphasize?

Competence

Which Ethical Standard addresses the use of interpreters in psychological practice?

<p>Use of interpreters</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does Ethical Standard B.10 in General Principle B focus on?

<p>Suspension of psychological services</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the types of harm included in elder abuse?

<p>Physical, emotional, and sexual harm</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where does elder abuse tend to take place?

<p>Where the senior lives</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who are often the abusers in cases of elder abuse?

<p>Adult children, other family members, or a spouse/partner</p> Signup and view all the answers

What makes older adults more vulnerable to elder abuse?

<p>Physical frailty and mental/physical ailments</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should you do if you suspect an elderly person is at risk from a neglectful caregiver or being preyed upon financially?

<p>Speak up and report the problem</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

APS Code of Ethics

  • General Principle A is focused on Respect for the Rights and Dignity of Individuals

Ethical Standards

  • Ethical Standard A.1 deals with the protection of personal information
  • Ethical Standard B.1 emphasizes the importance of competence in psychological practice
  • Ethical Standard B.6 addresses the use of interpreters in psychological practice
  • Ethical Standard B.10 in General Principle B focuses on resolution of ethical issues

Elder Abuse

  • Types of harm included in elder abuse: physical, emotional, sexual, financial, and neglect
  • Elder abuse tends to take place in: domestic settings, such as the elderly person's home or the home of a caregiver
  • Abusers in cases of elder abuse are often: family members, caregivers, or others in a position of trust
  • Factors that make older adults more vulnerable to elder abuse: social isolation, cognitive impairment, and physical disability
  • If you suspect an elderly person is at risk from a neglectful caregiver or being preyed upon financially, report your concerns to: local authorities, such as Adult Protective Services

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