Chapter 5. Codes and Covenants

  1. Ronald D. Francis

Published Online: 6 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306514.ch5

Ethics for Psychologists, Second Edition

Ethics for Psychologists, Second Edition

How to Cite

Francis, R. D. (2009) Codes and Covenants, in Ethics for Psychologists, Second Edition, BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306514.ch5

Author Information

  1. Monash University, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405188784

Online ISBN: 9781444306514

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Keywords:

  • codes and covenants;
  • several approaches to covenants on human rights;
  • human rights issues;
  • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights;
  • UN Declaration of Human Rights;
  • European Federation of Psychologists' Associations (EFPA);
  • Universal ethical code for scientists;
  • Anglophone countries and psychological codes;
  • registration to practise;
  • codes for cognate professions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Declarations

  • The United Nations: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)

  • European Federation of Psychologists' Associations

  • Codes

  • Registration to Practise

  • Codes for Cognate Professions

  • What Codes Have in Common

  • Public Service

  • Two Quick Tests