Ethical Considerations in Neuropsychological Assessment of Asian Heritage Clients
This chapter discusses some of the main ethical aspects of providing clinical neuropsychological services to clients who are culturally different than the clinician. These issues include the relationship between values and ethics, the imperfect correlation between ethics and actual behavior, moral principles which constitute the basis of ethical standards for most health professions (and differences in relative importance of the principles in different cultures), use of interpreters in assessment (including documentation of the credentials of any interpreters used), and competency as regards knowledge of cultural factors relevant to the client receiving services.
KeywordsAmerican Psychological Association Language Interpreter Professional Interpreter Information Processing Speed Qualified Interpreter
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