The desire for a revised Code and a new approach to ethics in the Academy has been a longstanding topic of conversation dating back more than a decade. In fact, dozens of members throughout the years have been working toward this aim. A revised Code is the cornerstone of a larger ethics program that also includes ethics education and socialization. The change is being introduced as a proactive measure to enhance positive professional practice while also providing a mechanism for handling ethics complaints, should they occur.
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- Why is this change being introduced?
- What do we hope to achieve with a revised Code and ethics program?
- What are the basic policies and procedures for handling an ethics complaint?
- To whom does the revised Code apply?
- Is the Code of Ethics new?
- Is the Academy experiencing many ethics problems?
- In summary, what are the basic differences between this newly adopted Code of Ethics and the previous one?
- How were the revised Code and standards developed?