Diversity, Ethics and Early Career Psychologists
Jenkins, S., Suzuki, T., White, B., Davis, W., Biester, R. Tomes, Y. (2008). Multicultural matrix: Diversity, ethics and early career psychologists. Pennsylvania Psychological Association 2009 National Convention.
The importance of cultural and ethical issues in early career pyschologists cannot be underestimated, regardless of the professional setting. Education, clinical environments, elementary and secondary schools, Industrial-Organizational (I-O) specialsts and the like encounter both the ethical and cultural dimensions. This presentation provided theoretical and practical support for six different psychological settings, including educational, clinical, I-O, secondary and post-secondary institutions, research and multicultural environments to provide informative ways to move clients toward a more multicultural orientation.
Several experts from the field of psychology presented different aspects of early career psychological students.. Disciplines included, (a) Educational Psychology, (b) Criminal Justice, (c) Clinical Psychology, (d) Health Psychology, (e) Industrial-Organizational aspects. Discussions centered around secondary educational settings, universities and a variety of cross cultural environments in the community to provide multicultural orientations for the new psychologist.
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