University of Alberta Press

Psychology


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    In order to be an ethical psychologist, one needs first an awareness of situations and circumstances in which ethical reasoning is required, secondly ethical, professional, and legal knowledge, and finally the skills to arrive at an ethically justifiable decision. This book is intended for students in professional psychology programs who intend to practice in Canada, for professional psychologists seeking to extend their knowledge about responsible practice, psychologists pre... [READ MORE]
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    In this new edition of the groundbreaking Ethics for the Practice of Psychology in Canada, content is both revised and expanded. Continuing to fill a vital need for a Canadian textbook, the authors focus on major ethical issues faced by psychologists, including obtaining consent, protecting confidentiality, helping without harming, providing services across cultures, promoting social justice, and conducting research, while incorporating the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychol... [READ MORE]
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    In this radical examination of psychological and philosophical theories of perception, M.D. Faber synthesizes significant aspects of both. Treating such diverse subjects as mysticism, economics, epistemology, politics and the rearing of children, Faber links innovative psychoanalytic concepts to the mainstream of modern philosophical thought.
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    To date, little has been published about the place of spirituality in working with survivors of intimate partner violence. Overcoming Conflicting Loyalties examines the intersection of faith and culture in the lives of religious and ethno-cultural women in the context of the work of FaithLink, a unique community initiative that encourages religious leaders and secular service providers to work together. The authors present the benefits of such cooperation by reporting the fin... [READ MORE]
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    Conflict in the workplace becomes expensive when an organization's efficiency is damaged by friction between employees. Conflicts can threaten the profitability and innovation of business, the sustainability of public institutions, and the health and achievement of individuals. Faced with conflict most people either lean away, avoiding the issue, or charge right in, escalating the problem. Neither strategy is ultimately successful and the social and financial costs can be dev... [READ MORE]