Conflict of Interest Policy
Relationship with Trainees – While associated with AEI, trainees can expect to receive the best didactic training and supervision that AEI has to offer. During this time no Trustee, officer or employee shall borrow from, lend to or have any financial dealings with the trainees except as provided for in their contracts with AEI. No commitments financial or otherwise shall be made to any trainee or prospective trainee except by AEI’s Executive Director in consultation with the Director of Professional Education and the Director of Clinical Training.
Relationship with Suppliers - Suppliers must be selected on the basis of the best interests of AEI. Supplier selection must never be based upon personal interests. In most situations involving business greater than $1,000.00 competitive bidding must be used with the final decision made on the basis of price, quality, availability and service. AEI seeks out suppliers who share our commitment to the highest ethical standards.
Relationship with Donors or Sponsors – To ensure that AEI merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that sponsors, donors, prospective sponsors and prospective donors can have full confidence in AEI, its work and its mission, the Institute operates in accordance with the following Donor Bill of Right created by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. These rights include: