Ethics Board

In 2000, Association's the Ethics Board was established to promote ethical practice, manage and, when necessary, to enforce the Code.

Members of the public or members of the profession are encouraged to make a complaint if they believe there has been a breach of the Association’s Code of Ethics.

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The following people currently form the Ethics Board of Speech Pathology Australia.

Chair:
Dr Patricia Bradd

Senior members:
Dr Susan Block
Dr Belinda Kenny
Dr Nerina Scarinci
Ms Helen Smith

Elected members:
Gaenor Dixon
Dr Alison Holm
David Kinnane
Dr Tanya Serry

Community representatives:
Suzanne Burow
Donna Dancer
Cezanne Green
Dr Grant Meredith

The Ethics Board is supported at the Association's Manager Ethics and Professional Issues.

Ethical Practice in Speech Pathology

The Speech Pathology Australia Ethics Board has produced an ethics supplement of the Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology (JCPSLP) containing articles from 2005-2015 written by members of the Ethics Board and colleagues.

Articles are organised thematically and cover emerging trends in ethical issues, ethics in the workplace, ethics and technology, ethics and dysphagia management, and ethics and clinical education. View this issue of JCPSLP (Ethical practice in speech pathology).