For this task, imagine that you work for a consumer protection group in the mental health services section. The group is preparing a checklist for choosing a mental health care provider, and you have been asked to prepare the section on ethics for one specific type of psychological service, such as counseling, business consulting, or forensic application. Your checklist should include the following:
- What characteristics might be important in a psychologist?
- How can you check on the psychologist’s credentials?
- Should you ask for recommendations and referrals? If so, who might provide them to you?
Length: 1 page
Your checklist should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to the topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be careful to adhere to Northcentral’s Academic Integrity Policy.