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OnACBS Code of Conduct

  1. Welcome and encourage diversity and inclusion with respect to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, country of origin, religious or spiritual beliefs and traditions, ability, socio-economic status, and professional roles;

  2. Respect and uphold public laws that govern my work as I participate in ACBS activities;

  3. Respect and uphold the expectations of the professional bodies (e.g., licensing boards) to which I belong;

  4. Act with and promote the highest sense of integrity, honesty, and fairness in my participation in ACBS activities, and refrain from making false, misleading, or deceptive claims;

  5. Maintain the highest standards of competence in my work and service in contextual and behavioral science;

  6. Seek to have a positive impact on those with whom I interact professionally. I will treat fellow ACBS members with kindness and respect, and refrain from exploitation, harassment, and discrimination;

  7. Do my best to resolve conflicts in a responsible and respectful way that minimizes harm to others and the organization

  8. Refrain from engaging in a course of vexatious, aggressive, or disparaging comment or conduct against a member, where the course of comment or conduct is known or ought reasonably to be known to be unwelcome

*Members who have violated the code and have not successfully engaged in restorative processes may be disqualified from participating in chapter events at the discretion of the acting board.

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