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professional monitoring of various aspects of the Association -- you know, we have a Board of Professional Affairs that monitors the quality of professional training. We have a Board of Publications that is responsible for the journals and appoints the editors, you know what I mean. These are the really operational arms of the Association.

So, to get a new board was quite a feat, and I'm very proud of it, and I couldn't have done it if my colleagues on the board were not supportive. They took the argument to the Councils, and we have this board. It isn't functioning as assertively as I wanted, because we do have a conflict, because we have a Board of Ethics, but that's professional ethics, you know, where clinicians or teachers who are accused of unethical behavior --

But my concept was ethical and social responsibility in broader terms -- I mean, the responsibility of psychologists to use their training and their discipline for -- supportive of social values. The responsibility of psychologists in institutional settings to be sensitive to the extent to which the practices in that institution do or do not, are or are not consistent with our generally accepted concept of humanity, and the kind of respect that every human being deserves.

I was spelling out a broader view of the social responsibility thing, and you can get a copy of that editorial somewhere.

All right -- I enjoyed it. I respected my colleagues, and I think, in varying degrees, they respected me. I got over my initial reservation about taking it seriously, because I found

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