MPS622 All Assignments (September 2018)

MPS 622 Professional Ethics

Module 4 Assignment

Case Assignment

The Case Assignment will be a 5-8 page (excluding cover page and references) research essay building upon Modules 1-4 from this course. In particular, the case assignment will explore some key ethical issues related to online psychotherapy. Please watch the videos below if you have not done so already:

Online Therapy & New York Times “When Your Therapist is Only a Click Away” [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tFoziLNdwo (10:48) The Pros and Cons of Online Therapy and Online Counseling [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFyjldCthZ8 (8:32)

Please address the following in your case assignment:

Statistics on the usage of online psychotherapy

Ethical guidelines and of conducting psychotherapy online

Advertising of Online distance psychotherapy to the general public

The internet privacy and self-disclosure during the online psychotherapy session

You should use a minimum of 4-5 academic sources (such as from library) in support of your Case Assignment.

MPS 622 Professional Ethics

Module 8 Assignment

Signature Assignment

In particular, the signature assignment will explore key ethical issues related to the topic of Moral Reasoning. To start thinking about the topic, please watch the video below.

The Signature Assignment will be an 8-10 page (excluding title page and references page) research essay building upon lessons from this course and the topic from the case assignment. In particular, you discussed key ethical issues related to online psychotherapy. Below are the videos you viewed in module 4 regarding online therapy:

Online Therapy & New York Times “When Your Therapist is Only a Click Away” [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tFoziLNdwo (10:48) The Pros and Cons of Online Therapy and Online Counseling [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFyjldCthZ8 (8:32)

For this assignment, review the videos and other external sources and address the following in your paper: The Signature Assignment would include the following topics related to online psychotherapy:

Provide an introduction discussing that provides a thesis statement Write 2 – 3 paragraphs that address the background of what you discovered in the case assignment, e.g., guidelines for online psychotherapy, privacy and self-disclosure.

Please DO NOT just copy and paste what you wrote in the case assignment but summarize. It may be a good idea to create a heading titled “Background.” Legal and Cultural Implications of online psychotherapy Propose Ethical Standards that can be used for online psychotherapy If you standards already exist make sure you cite them properly

Discuss other standards you would include and/ remove Who would be the key players to recruit to involve in the Standards How would you get the standards implemented locally and globally Potential Researcher bias in the study associated with addressing the topic of online psychotherapy In your conclusion, add 2 – 3 sentences of what you learned about the topic and future trends locally and globally. You should use a minimum of 6-7 academic sources (such as from library) in support of your Signature Assignment.

MPS 622 Professional Ethics

Module 8 Assignment

Self-Reflective Essay

The purpose of the Student Self-Reflective Essay is to reflect upon what one has learned or how one has performed as compared with one’s expectations or goals.

At the end of each course, we ask students to respond to five (5) statements. In your essay please respond in sequential order to the five (5) statements below. There is no requirement for length when responding to each statement.

1. Descriptions of how you feel you improved your knowledge, skills, abilities, and yourself in this session through this course.

2. Evaluation of the work you did during the session for the class and explanations of ways you could have performed better.

3. Topics you have identified that you did not understand or were not successful in trying to implement and suggestions you may have about how to improve the course material on those topics.

4. Ways you might measure the future effects of what you have learned in this course or your future progress/improvement.

5. State whether you achieved the course outcomes (Student Learning Outcomes).