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Ethical Codes and Codes of Conduct (44)

The Illinois Institute of Technology houses The Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions.  The Center has provided an index of ethical codes for numerous groups.  The Center has broken down the index of ethical codes into Professional Categories and by Compilation of Codes, including Professional and Trade Associations; Business Organizations, Government Organizations; and Others.

Most relevant to this blog, the Center for the Study of the Ethics in Professions provides a library of Ethics Codes for Mental Health Care/CounselorsHealth Care and Medicine, and Education and Academia.

Below, we have provided a list of Ethical Codes and Codes of Conduct.  If you cannot find a code that you are looking for here, then the suggestion is to use the links noted above.


American Anthropological Association: Code of Ethics

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy: Code of Ethics

American Association of Christian Counselors: Code of Ethics

American Association of Pastoral Counselors: Code of Ethics

American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists: Code of Ethics

American Board of College Student Educators International:
Statement of Ethical Principles and Standards

American College of Physicians: Ethics Manual - Sixth Edition

American Counseling Association: Code of Ethics

American Group Psychotherapy Association: Guidelines for Ethics

American Medical Association: Code of Medical Ethics

American Mental health Counselors Association: Code of Ethics

American Music Therapy: Code of Ethics

American Nursing Association: Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretative Statements

American Psychiatric Association:
The Principles of Medical Ethics with Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry

American Psychoanalytic Society: Principles and Standards of Ethics for Psychoanalysts

American Psychological Association: Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct

Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Inc.: Ethical Principles

Association of State and Provincial Psychological Boards: ASPPB Code of Conduct

American School Counselor Association: Ethical Standards for School Counselors

Association for Institutional Research: Code of Ethics

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers: Professional Code of Ethics

Association of Professional Chaplains: Professional Ethics

Australian Psychological Society: Code of Ethics

Berkshire Hathaway: Code of Business Conduct and Ethics

British Psychological Society: Code of Ethics and Conduct

British Psychological Society: Code of Human Research Ethics

British Psychological Society: Conducting Research on the Internet

Canadian Psychological Association: Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists

Christian Association for Psychological Studies: Statement of Ethical Guidelines

Clinical Social Work Association: Code of Ethics

European Federation of Psychological Association: Meta Code

Feminist Therapy: Code of Ethics

Imagine Canada: Ethical Code Handbook

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers: Code of Ethics

International Union of Applied Psychology: Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles

National Association of Educating Young Children: Code of Ethical Conduct

National Association of School Psychologists: Professional Conduct Manual and Principles for Professional Ethics Guidelines for the Provision of School Psychological Services

National Association of Social Workers: Code of Ethics

National Career Development Association: Code of Ethics

New Zealand Psychological Society: Code of Ethics

Pennsylvania Chapter 41: Licensing Law

Pennsylvania Practice Act (Law)

Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology: Code of Ethics

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:
Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, Fifthe Edition