The Ethics Committee focuses on ethical issues in all aspects of psychology which affect the role and functioning of school psychologists.  Division 16 Ethics  Committee is currently accepting applications for 4-5 new committee members.

Eligible candidates for these positions must be current members of Division 16. The selected individuals will begin to serve in February 2023 for a three-year term with potential renewal. The responsibilities of each position are described below.

Committee Member :

  • Attending monthly conference calls
  • Spearheading and/or supporting committee initiatives
  • Contributing to scholarly works related to ethics in School Psychology
  • To utilize the newsletter, The School Psychologist, to disseminate information about professional ethics.
  • To provide a mechanism for members of the Division to deal with conflict over ethical issues.
  • To review ethical issues concerning training and practice procedures e.g., computer scoring of psychological tests, sharing assessment data with parents/agencies, etc. and disseminate these to the broader membership of Division 16.
  • To identify ethical issues of general concern and develop strategies to increase the awareness of members to these issues.
  • To maintain appropriate communications with APA’s Ethics Committee as well as other committees and task forces for the purpose of being informed of areas in which ethical issues are raised or the ethics code is being discussed or updated.

Division 16 members interested in this committee should email an abbreviated CV and Letter of Intent that details interests and qualifications for the position by January 31, 2023 to Jorge E. Gonzalez (jegonz24@central.uh.ed). Please put “Division 16 ETHICS Committee Application” in the subject line.

Applications will be reviewed based on materials submitted and fit with committee priorities. Questions regarding the Ethics Committee may also be directed to Jorge E. Gonzalez.