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Alabama SLP Principles of Ethics
Principle of Ethics I: Individuals shall honor their responsibility to hold paramount the welfare of persons they serve professionally.
Principle of Ethics II: Individuals shall honor their responsibility to achieve and maintain the highest level of professional competence.
Principle of Ethics III: Individuals shall honor their responsibility to the public understanding of the professions, by supporting the development of services designed to fulfill the unmet needs of the public, and by providing accurate information in all communications involving any aspect of the profession.
Principle of Ethics IV: Individuals shall honor their responsibilities to the professions and their relationships with colleagues, students, and members of allied professions. Individuals shall uphold the dignity and autonomy of the professions, maintain harmonious interprofessional and intraprofessional relationships, and accept the professions’ self-imposed standards.