This course will introduce the foundations of ethical thinking and will review the different perspectives and rationale for ethical decision-making within a behavioural framework.

Students will be introduced to professional codes of ethics that are essential for ethical practice. They will learn how to think critically and apply general ethical principles to particular situations through the use of case studies, practice vignettes, structured exercises and group discussions.

This course will provide participant with the basis for developing ethical guidelines for practice, examining areas related to legislative acts, an overview of the BACB® guidelines of responsible conduct for a behaviour analyst and the ONTABA/ABA standards of practice. Students will also learn how to evaluate their own professional expertise and limitations for ongoing professional development planning.

Due to COVID-19 related restrictions on student work placements, registration into the courses in the Autism & Behavioural Science program is currently restricted. For more information and to find out whether you may be eligible to register in this course, please visit www.lambtoncollege.ca/AUTI.

Textbooks

The required text for this course can be found by going to textnet.ca, clicking on the "Browse by course" drop-down list and scrolling to Ethics and Professionalism.

Please Note: Students are not required to purchase textbooks from textnet.ca. However, if students are purchasing textbooks from another source, they must ensure purchased textbooks are the correct edition and include any applicable software or add-ons.

Host Course Code: SE-ABS104
Host Course Name: Ethics and Professionalism

Notes

Due to COVID-19 related restrictions on student work placements, registration into the courses in the Autism & Behavioural Science program is currently restricted. For more information and to find out whether you may be eligible to register in this course, please visit www.lambtoncollege.ca/AUTI.

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