2017 Ethics Notice of Expulsions and Resignations Under Ethics Investigation Available to APA Members

The 2017 Ethics Notice containing information regarding expulsions from APA and Resignations Under Ethics Investigation is now available for review by APA members. In 2017, APA expelled eight members and accepted the resignation under ethics investigation of five members. Log in to MyAPA to review the Ethics Notice. Look for the link "View 2017 Ethics Committee notice" in the Announcements section.

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New Ethics Code Task Force Members

Congratulations to 11 new Ethics Code Task Force (ECTF) members selected by the APA Ethics Committee and approved by the APA Board of Directors. The ECTF will implement the Ethics Committee's plan for the next review of the Ethics Code, report to it regularly regarding revision processes and submit to the Ethics Committee a proposed revision of the Ethics Code. Upon completion of the ECTF’s work and approval by the Ethics Committee, the final version of a revised Ethics Code will be submitted to the Council of Representatives for adoption as the APA Ethics Code. The ECTF includes a non-psychologist public member as well as an early career psychologist. For more information, please read APA’s press release.

Congratulations to the 2017 Ethics Office Awardees

Celia B. Fisher, PhD received the ninth annual APA Ethics Committee Ethics Educator Award for outstanding contributions to ethics education. Read more about Fisher's award.

Cari Beth Rosoff  received the sixteenth annual Ethics Committee Graduate Student Ethics Writing Prize for her winning paper, "Ethics in College Sexual Assault Research."

Two University of Missouri Columbia students will receive Honorable Mentions — Evelyn Cho for her paper, "Ethical Considerations for Psychologists Providing Treatment to Arab Americans," and Brigid Marriott for her paper, “Ethical Considerations for the Treatment of Youth in Foster Care.” Both students submitted papers for the 2017 Ethics Committee Graduate Student Ethics Writing Prize.