I have reviewed the NADSP Code of Ethics and make a commitment to uphold and honor the NADSP Code in my daily practice and to follow the guiding principles contained within the Code. These principles include:
Person Centered Supports, I pledge that my first allegiance is to the person(s) I support.
Promoting Physical and Emotional Well-Being, I am responsible for supporting the emotional, physical and personal well-being of the individuals receiving support.
Integrity and Responsibility, I support the mission and authenticity of my profession.
Confidentiality, I will safeguard and respect the privacy of the people I support.
Justice, Fairness and Equity, I affirm the human rights, civil rights and responsibilities of the people I support.
Respect, I respect the human dignity and uniqueness of the people I support.
Relationships, I will assist the people I support to develop and maintain meaningful relationships.
Self Determination, I will assist the people I support to direct the course of their own lives.
Advocacy, I will advocate with the people I support for justice, inclusion, and full community participation.