Principles of Professional Ethics

Members of NEAFCS will:
  • Adhere to the highest standards of professional conduct
  • Strive for impartiality and objectivity when dealing with others
  • Communicate openly and honestly with colleagues and clientele
  • Maintain confidentiality in professional relationships
  • Fulfill commitments in a reliable, responsive and efficient manner
  • Be fully accountable for actions, use of resources and financial dealings
  • Avoid potential or apparent conflicts of interest
  • Show respect and understanding toward all people and honor diversity
  • Continue to upgrade professional competences to meet changing needs of families and communities
Approved by NEAFCS Executive Board Dec. 2004