ETHICS AWARENESS INVENTORY PAPER 2 Ethics AwarenessInventory Paper In the field of psychology there is a code of ethics that professionals are required to follow. These ethics dictate how the professionals do their job, how the professionals assist individuals, and provide excellent source for making decisions, doing diagnosis, treating individuals, and assessing individuals. Ethics are an important part of a professional’s life but are also important part of an individual’s daily life. Decisions made by a person can affect that individual providing either positive or negative effects on their career in their personal life. The following paper will cover the importance of understanding personal ethical perspectives, analyzing the relationship between personal and professional ethics in psychology, discuss how APA decision-making processes facilitate more ethical professional behavior, and describe how the author’s ethical awareness inventory scores relate the concept of aspirational and enforceable standards. Understanding Personal Ethical Perspective Ethics awareness inventory the core concept entails a philosophical study of values and morals through determining the assumptions perceived about what is right and wrong. The word core stance is an acronym broken into different words each with different values placed on them. Each word of the acronym defines a principle of beliefs including a person’s character, their obligation, their results, and their equity. The beliefs include an individual’s morals, rolls, and values that will set the standard for the individual’s behavior and conduct that they display both in a personal and professional setting. Ethics is something that can affect someone in their personal and professional life. This is the difference between what is morally right and what is morally wrong. When it comes to personal ethics, these are based on someone’s beliefs, values, and morals as well as determining what is right and what is wrong. In personal ethical standards, many factors influence one’s
Essay about Individual Ethics
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Ethics are values based on each individual’s environment. They are instilled in your being by parents, grandparents, friends and culture. Ethics are a vital part of society by showing others that we are different and not only by physical appearance. Below are my ratings of each ethical style.
In the two scenarios there are instances of a strong duty-based ethics. I rated myself a three in this area. In scenario one, Donna is a very controlling person; I do not see myself as controlling. I do like structure; however, I know that in society you have to give a little in your views to make progress towards the group goal. Stephanie, in scenario two does not like to lie, however sometimes you…show more content…
I would rate myself as 3 in this ethic type. I would do what is right by helping the team but sometimes you have to take care of yourself before helping anyone else. Darcie was trying to help the team by sticking with the class; however she was hurting herself by staying and not dropping the class.
My personal beliefs to me are mine and mine alone. I do not force my beliefs on anyone else, and therefore do not feel anyone should force theirs on me. In the scenarios for rights-based ethics, the first one was a little sensitive to me. Jerry and Samantha both agreed that the local group had no right to pull the video from the shelf. They believed that people have the right to make up their own minds about the film and therefore have the choice to view the film. I strongly agree with their argument. I do not appreciate it when someone tries to make up my mind for me. I am an intelligent person who knows right from wrong and I am perfectly capable of making a decision without the help of society. I would rate myself a four due to my strong moral beliefs.
Human-nature ethics, in my opinion are the most interesting of all. These are the most volatile because you have the good versus the bad. In the first scenario, Karen believed she was right and that she would not get caught for plagiarism. Her ego led her to believe she would get the grade she deserved and that the instructor would not recognize that she