Course: Ethics in psychology

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Course title Ethics in psychology
Course code PCH/EVP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pechová Olga, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Knowledge of the theories and the principles according to which is formed the current ethical considering - Orientation in major ethical dilemmas helping professions - Ability to ethical discourse based on the literature - Ability to design solutions with an understanding of the consequences of such conduct

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Homework for Teaching - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The teaching is based on the general principles of ethics as a philosophical discipline, the specific principles of social ethics, familiarization with ethical theories and current and past ethical principles. It explains basic ethical concepts. Asks questions of the ethics of helping professions and examines the standards used to address them. Teaches the principles of independent moral and ethical dilemma situations considering the practice of helping professions, with emphasis on the practice of a practical psychologist.
Ethical communication with patient
Basic ethical issues

Assessment methods and criteria
Mark, Essay

completion of seminars, writing an essay, test
Recommended literature
  • Hodovský, Sedlák. (1994). Etika v povoláních a ve společnosti. Olomouc.
  • Ivanová, K. (2006). Základy etiky a organizační kultury v managementu zdravotnictví. Brno - NCONZO.

Study plans that include the course
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