Prior to completing the journal this week, read Chapter 1: Professional Applications of Psychology (INCLUDED IN ATTACHMENTS) in the course textbook, read the APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (Links to an external site.) https://www.apa.org/ethics/code/ (Introduction and Preamble), and watch Samantha Agoos’s TED-Ed Animation, 5 Tips to Improve Your Critical Thinking (Links to an external site.). https://ed.ted.com/lessons/5-tips-to-improve-your-critical-thinking-samantha-agoos Keep these resources handy, because we will be referring back to them throughout your assignments in this course.
Several areas are identified in the chapter as applicable to the requirements of a psychology professional. These include application of critical thinking, professional writing and communications, and codes of conduct. Specifically in the preamble of the APA’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (Links to an external site.), it states that instructors are obligated to encourage ethical standards by students. Hence it is important that you illustrate that you understand the importance of these ethical practices in this course.
With this in mind, reflect on your own journey in academics by considering the following sentence starters as you write your journal:
There are many additional considerations you may include, but the key to this reflection is to
(Please do NOT list these sentence starters in your reflection. You should simply make sure that you discuss each in a way that reflects your understanding of the significance and applications of having a psychology degree.)
The Week 1 Journal
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