If ethical responsibilities conflict with the law, regulations, and/or other gov-
erning legal authority, counselors make known their commitment to the ACA Code of Ethics and take steps to resolve the conflict. If the conflict cannot be re- solved using this approach, counselors, acting in the best interest of the client, may adhere to the requirements of the law, regulations, and/or other govern- ing legal authority.
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When counselors have reason to believe that another counselor is violating or has violated an ethical standard and substan- tial harm has not occurred, they attempt to first resolve the issue informally with the other counselor if feasible, provided such action does not violate confidential- ity rights that may be involved.