What is informed consent? 2. How would you check to see whether you had informed consent? 3. What are the limits of confidentiality when working with clients? 4. What is a professional misconduct?

Assessment Description:
The key moral principles are respect for autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence and justice. In this essay
please discuss the importance of complying with ethical framework in professional practice.
Your essay should answer the following questions:
1. What is informed consent?
2. How would you check to see whether you had informed consent?
3. What are the limits of confidentiality when working with clients?
4. What is a professional misconduct?
5. Explain what is meant by an ethical framework.
6. In your opinion – who should be providing the ethical frameworks for various
professions?

Attachments:WEL202A – AB2, Essay Page 1
Assessment Brief
Program Bachelor of Applied Social Science
Subject Ethics and Professional Practices
Subject code WEL202A
Name of
assessment Assessment 2: Essay
Length 2000 words
Learning
outcomes
addressed by this
assessment:
A, B, C
Submission Date: End of week 7, Sunday 11.55 pm
Assessment brief
summary:
The key moral principles are respect for autonomy, non‐maleficence,
beneficence and justice. Apply these principles to the three
following areas: psychotherapy, population health, and scientific
research. Support your arguments for each of these areas with at
Total marks 30
Weighting 30%
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WEL202A – AB2, Essay Page 2
Assessment Description:
The key moral principles are respect for autonomy, non‐maleficence, beneficence and justice. In this essay
please discuss the importance of complying with ethical framework in professional practice.
Your essay should answer the following questions:
1. What is informed consent?
2. How would you check to see whether you had informed consent?
3. What are the limits of confidentiality when working with clients?
4. What is a professional misconduct?
5. Explain what is meant by an ethical framework.
6. In your opinion ‐ who should be providing the ethical frameworks for various
professions?
Marking Criteria:
Max. in
category
Your
points
Answering the question and responding to the topic 10
Links to theories and concepts 10
Number and choice of appropriate references 4
Word count, readability, and structure 3
In‐text references and reference list, accuracy and use of correct
referencing style
3
Total: 30
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