The Development and Application of Standards of Practice for Professional Psychologists

  • Durand F. Jacobs

Abstract

This chapter attempts to condense into a relatively small space the long and complicated history of how standards of practice evolved and the implications they have for American Psychology (Jacobs, 1976, 1977). It outlines the rationale and the basic parameters of a standards document. The first major section reviews the history of standard-setting attempts by the American Psychological Association (APA). It traces a series of events over the past 25 years that set the stage for six major policy statements on practice promulgated by the Association between 1974 and 1980.

Keywords

Income Fractionation Explosive Assure Expense 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Durand F. Jacobs
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  1. 1.Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans HospitalLoma LindaUSA

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