Teaching Ethics Across the Psychology Curriculum

2020Ware Balogh

The writer explains that every content area in psychology stimulates numerous teachable moments with respect to ethical issues – the raw material is there, and it is simply a matter of casting course content in terms of its ethical dimension. When ethics content is seamlessly integrated across the curriculum, students come to understand that adhering to ethical principles is the responsibility of all members of the profession and they come to expect to be confronted with ethical dilemmas in many professional contexts.

Key wordsEthics / humanitarian work / psychosocial intervention