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Preserve the integrity of the process of communication.
Be honest and accurate in all communications. Act promptly to correct erroneous communications for which the practitioner is responsible. Preserve the free flow of unprejudiced information when giving or receiving gifts by ensuring that gifts are nominal, legal, and infrequent.
Examples of Improper Conduct Under this Provision: A member representing a ski manufacturer gives a pair of expensive racing skis to a sports magazine columnist, to influence the columnist to write favorable articles about the product.
To promote respect and fair competition among public relations professionals. To serve the public interest by providing the widest choice of practitioner options. Follow ethical hiring practices designed to respect free and open competition without deliberately undermining a competitor.
Preserve intellectual property rights in the marketplace.
To build trust with the public by revealing all information needed for responsible decision making. Act promptly to correct erroneous communications for which the member is responsible. Investigate the truthfulness and accuracy of information released on behalf of those represented. Reveal the sponsors for causes and interests represented.
A member discovers inaccurate information disseminated via a website or media kit and does not correct the information. To protect the privacy rights of clients, organizations, and individuals by safeguarding confidential information.
Safeguard the confidences and privacy rights of present, former, and prospective clients and employees. Protect privileged, confidential, or insider information gained from a client or organization. Immediately advise an appropriate authority if a member discovers that confidential information is being divulged by an employee of a client company or organization.
A member changes jobs, takes confidential information, and uses that information in the new position to the detriment of the former employer. A member intentionally leaks proprietary information to the detriment of some other party. To earn trust and mutual respect with clients or employers.
Avoid actions and circumstances that may appear to compromise good business judgment or create a conflict between personal and professional interests. Disclose promptly any existing or potential conflict of interest to affected clients or organizations.
Encourage clients and customers to determine if a conflict exists after notifying all affected parties. To build respect and credibility with the public for the profession of public relations.
To improve, adapt and expand professional practices. Acknowledge that there is an obligation to protect and enhance the profession.
Keep informed and educated about practices in the profession to ensure ethical conduct. Actively pursue personal professional development. Decline representation of clients or organizations that urge or require actions contrary to this Code.
Accurately define what public relations activities can accomplish. Counsel subordinates in proper ethical decision making.
Require that subordinates adhere to the ethical requirements of the Code. Report practices that fail to comply with the Code, whether committed by PRSA members or not, to the appropriate authority. A PRSA member declares publicly that a product the client sells is safe, without disclosing evidence to the contrary.
A member initially assigns some questionable client work to a non-member practitioner to avoid the ethical obligation of PRSA membership.If the mandates of an organization with which a marriage and family therapist is affiliated, through employment, contract or otherwise, conflict with the AAMFT Code of Ethics, marriage and family therapists make known to the organization their commitment to the AAMFT Code of Ethics and take reasonable steps to resolve the conflict in a way that.
The American Counseling Association Center for Policy, Practice, and Research is responsible for providing access to, and interpretation of, the American Counseling Association Code of timberdesignmag.com web page offers ACA members and members of the public with the necessary tools to ensure compliance with the ethical standards of the counseling profession.
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