Law and Ethics for Psychologists (4CE)

Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.

Course Requirements:

1. Course Reading,

2. Online PostTest

3. Course Evaluation.

After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.

Intermediate level course

Course Description: While laws are frequently cited within the text of this course, you should be aware that laws can be interpreted differently depending on the specific situation. This is a course which will provide you with an understanding of basic ethical issues which Psychologists often face. This course will help you identify areas where you may need to seek consultation with other mental health professionals or beyond.


  1. Provide an overview of the APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.
  2. Understand the importance of ethical standards in psychological practice.
  3. Explore real-world ethical dilemmas and decision-making processes.
  4. Learn strategies for ethical decision-making and resolution of ethical conflicts.
  5. Enhance awareness of cultural and individual differences in ethical considerations.
  6. Foster a commitment to lifelong ethical conduct and professional growth.