TITLE

Administrative Pressures to Practice Unethically: Research and Suggested Strategies

AUTHOR(S)
Helton, George; Ray, Barbara
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Research indicates that school psychologists and special education teachers sometimes face pressures from school administrators to practice unethically. It includes quantitative and qualitative data on: School psychologists' and special education teachers' predictions of their responses to administrative pressures to practice unethically; personal and situational factors related to their predictions; errors in some respondents' ethical reasoning; strategies for responding to pressures to practice unethically; and the ethical obligations shared by school psychologists, special educators, and school counselors in responding to these pressures. The purpose of the article is to increase school-based practitioners' abilities to understand and cope successfully with administrative pressures to practice unethically.
ACCESSION #
43476468

 

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