Ethics for Today's Interior Designers
Experience an interactive dive into ethics and the critical importance of ethics in your professional life.
Continuing Education Approval
- 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-118783 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)
Understanding and embedding ethics in your professional life is critical for the healthy growth of any interior design business. Through real-life scenarios and examples, you will learn how to identify potential ethical issues and better understand how to maintain ethical behavior in your professional interactions. Based on the ASID Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, all interior design practitioners will benefit from the guiding principles and pillars of ethical behavior presented.
Subject matter expertise provided by the Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee, ASID Advocate by Design Council.
Disclaimer: This course on ethics and professional conduct is not intended nor may substitute as legal advice or counsel. In the event you are faced with a legal issue or otherwise ethical dilemma, we recommend securing legal counsel to advise you and your business on how best to manage those workplace issues. This content is offered as generalized recommendations for how to hold yourself and employees to ethical standards and is not offered as a legal ethics course.
What You Will Learn
- Assess the significance of potential ethical issues.
- Identify ethical issues when interacting in the work environment and develop an acceptable resolution based on professional ethics.
- Explain the tenets of ethical behavior and your ethical responsibility in the work environment as an interior design professional.
- Apply the written ASID Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and acknowledge its role in supporting ethical behavior in the profession.
- Managing and Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace | Register for both courses in one bundle
Access Period: One year from registration date.
Benjamin Huntington, FASID, NCIDQ, NYS CID
FY23 Advisor | Owner + Principal
Chapter Support Team | Veritate Design
Benjamin trained in England, obtaining a BA Hons from Kingston University. After several years working at a London boutique architectural firm, he became the youngest associate in the firm’s history. In 1987 he moved to New York and founded his own interior design studio. In the 34 years since founding his studio, Benjamin has fully renovated a great variety of properties for his clients, including Hamptons houses, a 15-bedroom ski chateau, brownstones, numerous Manhattan apartments, and an art gallery. Benjamin has also trained and taught at a wide variety of Feng Shui Schools, developing and practicing his unique style of Feng Shui. Benjamin has a long history of volunteering within the New York interior design community in a wide variety of roles with ASID and Interior Designers for Legislation in NY (IDLNY). In addition, he co-chaired the CIDQ Committee that developed the NCIDQ Ambassador program. As former president of the ASID Metro New York Chapter (2020-21), he now serves as an advisor on the FY22 Chapter Support Team and is the chair of the Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee of the ASID Advocate by Design Council.
This CEU is registered with the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) for continuing education credits. This credit will be accepted by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), International Interior Designers Association (IIDA) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).
The content included is not deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by IDCEC of any material or construction or any method or manner of handling, using distributing or dealing in any material or product.
Questions related to specific materials, methods and services should be directed to the instructor and provider of the CEU.
This program is registered for 1 CEU value. The IDCEC class-code is: CC-118783.
Attendees who do not belong to ASID, IIDA or IDC and do not have a unique IDCEC number will be provided with a Certificate of Completion after this CEU.