and Spirituality is best used in therapy when “Psychologists are aware of and respect cultural, individual, and role differences, including those based on age, gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, language, and socioeconomic status and consider these factors when working with members of such groups.” ( APA, 2002, p. 4)” (Plante, "Four Steps to Improve Religious/Spiritual Cultural Competence in Professional Psychology / REFLECTIONS"
exactly like his father!” That’s when the debate appears: which is most imperative when formulating your personality - human nature or education? Does an individual’s personality depend on the environment in which someone leads their life or the heredity through genetic inheritance? Personality: Genetically Inherited or Developed As indicated by psychologists, the most rational answer of all to which is most imperative when developing your personality is neither one, nor the other, but the
foremost, Aspirational code of beneficence and nonmaleficence, should be addressed while problem solving this conundrum. WAC 246-924-357 also addresses the steps that the psychologist may need to make when terminating and referring services with this client. It is important to address Standard 3.04, Avoiding Harm. “Psychologists take reasonable steps to avoid harming their clients/patients, students, supervisees, research participants, organizational clients and others with whom they work, and to
grounds of discrimination which then turns the entire situation into a legal issue. Another area where legal issues affect psychologists is forensic activities (Plante, 2005). Forensic psychologists have the ability to obtain information from the defendant and use it in court. In the areas of advertising and other public statements it is important that clinical psychologists are not misleading or deceptive (Plante, 2005). Being misleading or deceptive can cause an innocent individual to go to jail
development. The primary method of attempting to determine which of these effects human development the most has been cross-cultural studies. Cross-cultural studies are studies conducted across more than one culture, based on the assumption that the differences between cultures genetically are less that the differences within a culture. Through cross-cultural studies, Psychologists are able to determine whether nature or nurture has the paramount effect upon the three major segregations of human development
thinking. But the questions remains nevertheless, with the adaptions of psychology and the integration of cultural worldviews in studies, can we find a way to make the balance that will CBT beneficial to all people? The answer here is quite simple, with the adaption of psychology and the integration of cultural world views, it would greatly help the healing relationship between current psychologist and people who identify as indigenous to find a balance for CBT because CBT is adaptable, the previous
endeavoring to validate such hypotheses. Social psychologists do not rely on folk wisdom which can be influenced by skewed interpretations as well as subjective thoughts and opinions. Instead, social psychologists apply empirical research studies to validate their predictions. There are five diverse theoretical perspectives social psychologists utilize to explain in-depth social behavior. According to the lecture notes, there are evolutionary perspective, socio-cultural perspective, behavioral/social learning
Is there such thing as universal psychological process or are we all different since the day we were born? Most importantly, does culture affect us as a person despite our smiliar biological needs? Social psychologists have been trying to investigate how culture diversity has affected people around the world. In this essay, we will look at how culture influences diffferent psychological processes of humans such as emotions, perception, and cognition. The essay will also explore on the different factors
social behavior in both animals and people. Psychologists use the six main perspectives to better rationalize human behavior and motivation: these perspectives are (but not limited to) the biological, social-cultural, cognitive, developmental, psychodynamic, and behavioral perspectives. These approaches helps psychologists and individuals further their understanding of social behavior and inner emotion. In psychology, a biological perspective is imperative to understanding the brain and behavior.
to answer the following question: Are Hispanic children less likely to be diagnosed and treated for behavioral and emotional disorders than non-minority children? Children spend the majority of their time within a school thus teachers and school psychologist are usually the first to realize if a disorder exists. Specifically, when the children are from low social economic status and Hispanic origins because these children lack the appropriate resources at home. There is “a wide range of structural