Report from the panel discussion Ethical issues in the work of a psychologist-forensic expert

Bohumila Baštecká
Jakub Nemček
Matyáš Strašík
Josef Janků

The Ethics Committee of the CMPS has proposed guidelines reflecting psychological forensic practice, including reports prepared on the order of private persons, and presented them in a panel discussion at the Psychological Days in Olomouc on 15 September 2022. The aim of the panel discussion was to oppose the draft ethical guidelines through the professional community and, at the same time, to raise awareness of the ethical and professional specifics of psychology in the field of the expert witness, assessment and issuance of opinions and reports and to increase ethical sensitivity in this area. The report presents the topics discussed and provides the outcomes of the panel discussion.

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