Question: Is there anything unique about Christian ethics?
On February 27, 2009 three psychologists led a workshop in Dallas to explain. I think this is a good example of how CAPS as an organization seeks to integrate the social sciences with Christianity. Here’s the abstract followed by a two-part audio of their presentation.
Abstract: When integrating Christian faith and psychotherapy, unique ethical dilemmas may arise. This presentation will discuss many of these ethical dilemmas and how they occur in clinical practice. As part of this presentation, we will discuss our research related to ethical dilemmas that may arise when integrating Christian faith and psychotherapy. As part of our research, we surveyed 362 members of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies who are practicing clinicians. Research participants responded to an ethics survey designed to look at ethical behaviors, ethical beliefs, and ethics training related to Christian psychotherapy.
Click here to listen to the first half: Christian Ethics I
Click here to listen to the second half: Christian Ethics II
We had a good turnout with a strong sense of community: