ERIC Number: EJ761500
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Promoting Positive Ethics: An Interview with Mitchell M. Handelsman
Kuther, Tara L.
Teaching of Psychology, v30 n4 p339-343 2003
Tara L. Kuther, the author of this article, is an associate professor of psychology at Western Connecticut State University, where she teaches courses in child, adolescent, and adult development. She is chair of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology's Instructional Resource Awards Task Force and the author of "The Psychology Major's Handbook" (2003) and "Careers in Psychology: Opportunities in a Changing World" (2004; coauthored by Robert D. Morgan of Texas Tech University), both published by Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. This article presents an interview with with Mitchell M. Handelsman, a professor of psychology and a Colorado University President's Teaching Scholar at the University of Colorado at Denver, where he has taught courses in introductory and clinical psychology as well as ethics, psychotherapy, interviewing, and family therapy. A clinical psychologist by training, he earned his PhD from the University of Kansas in 1981 and is licensed in the state of Colorado. He served as chair of the Ethics and Professional Review Committee of Colorado Psychological Association and the APA Division 2 Task Force on the Incorporation of Ethics into the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and his many teaching awards include the 1995 Teaching Excellence Award from APA Division 2 and the 1992 CASE Colorado Professor of the Year Award. In 1989-1990 he was an APA Congressional Science Fellow in Washington, DC. Dr. Handlesman, is the author of more than 50 refereed articles and book chapters, mostly on ethical issues in the teaching and practice of psychology.
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Family Counseling, Ethics, Clinical Psychology, Awards, Adult Development, Interviews, Psychologists, College Faculty
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Identifiers - Location: Colorado