Today's school psychologists have many questions about appropriate ethical and professional practices in the digital age. This workshop will help school psychologists address questions about (a) digital communication with and about clients; (b) digital psychological record keeping; (c) computerized testing, scoring, and report writing; and (d) professional reputation and effectiveness. Recognizing the unpredictability of our digital future, the workshop will provide a decision-making model that can be applied to current and future situations, along with best practices recommendations. The workshop will feature lecture, discussion, and small-group resolution of case vignettes.
Be able to identify ethical and legal standards and guidelines relevant to digital-age issues.
Use professional guidelines to make sound professional judgments regarding digital communication, data management, and professional networking.
Use a problem-solving model to resolve ethical dilemmas involving such issues as social networking, HIPAA and FERPA regulations, and digital technology.