Ethics Case Study: School Psychology And Social Education

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The ethics case study describes a boy in third grade who is acting out in class. The student did not have previous behavior problems in kindergarten or first grade, and the mother reveals that the family is undergoing financial stress that has impacted other aspects of their lives. The school psychologist records information about the family’s situation and incorporated her notes in the child’s psychological education record. In this ethics case study, there are a few problems present. Firstly, there is no mention of the student’s behavior records from second grade. Secondly, the mother indicated that there has been lax parental supervision. Lastly, the school psychologist included private information in the child’s school psychological education …show more content…
When I was a teacher, if a student told me that I was being unfair, I would work with the child to figure out how we could work through the situation and prevent it from happening in the future. In these situations, I definitely assessed my behavior and tried to view my actions from the student’s viewpoint; however, I am not certain that I contemplated how my values and morals were influencing my behaviors in the classroom. Therefore, the discussions in this course and the readings, particularly in School Psychology and Social Justice, presented me with a new perspective on persistently evaluating myself to provide fair …show more content…
I learned that in order to provide ideal services, I need to evaluate how my morals, values, and background may impact my decisions. Moreover, I gained the most out of preparing for my presentation and discovering the social justice problems in education. While I was not aware of the MTSS model beforehand, the model appears to provide a successful solution to challenges in the education system. In conclusion, this class taught me that school psychologists need to be open-minded to continuous

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