APA Ethical Code

Document Type:Essay

Subject Area:Psychology

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This case of the fifteen-year-old girl is different because she does not fall in any of this. The APA ethical code describes that minors below the age of eighteen are not deemed to be mature to the point that they can be able to make treatment decisions for theirselves. It is the duty of the parents therefore to know the kind of therapy that would be appropriate for the minor (Bersoff, D. N, 2015). Q2 The parents have the right to know the content of the child’s treatment and can decide whether it would be useful for her or not. Any decision about whether to share the minor’s information or not would be permitted by this section, and hence she will be acting according to the Illinois statute and the APA Ethics Code (Gullickson, T.

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