Importance Of Informal Resolution Of Ethical Violations

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As a professional and colleague of the individual, I would be required (according to the 2002 APA Ethics Code) to first attempt to resolve the issue with the colleague directly. This is according to code 1.04 "Informal Resolution of Ethical Violations". If this informal resolution attempt is unsuccessful, I would be required by code 1.05 to take further action appropriate to the situation. Such action might include referral to state or national committees on professional ethics, to state licensing boards, or to the appropriate institutional authorities (APA,

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