Create a 1 page essay paper that discusses Ethical Scenario.
Similarly, AAPS ethical guidelines state that an AASP member has the primary obligation of upholding and taking reasonable precaution to respect confidentiality rights of the people they work with or consult (AASP, 2011).
Thus, the sports psychology has been limited from disclosing any information to the softball coach. However, there are scenarios that they may warrant the release or discussion of confidential information as stated in the APA ethical guidelines. A psychologist can disclose confidential information if they get an appropriate consent from the individual or the organizational client on behalf of the patient or the client. A psychologist can also disclose confidential information without the permission of the client when allowed by the law only in valid purposes such as offering the needed professional services (APA, 2010). However, AASP ethical guidelines do not provide such provisions. Thus, the sports psychologist can disclose confidential information collected from the athletes if, (a) the coach gets consent from the institution and, (b) the law allows him or her to disclose the information to offer the necessary professional