Module 8 Outcome A: The student will describe the professional code of ethics.
170-297-1710 Program director.
170-297-1715 Site coordinator.
170-297-1720 Lead teachers.
170-297-1730 Program assistants.
The reason for this is that parents and guardians entrust them with one of the most important parts of their lives- their children. This means that they expect you to show the qualities and attributes that comprise a quality childcare provider.
Professionalism isn’t an intrinsic skill that each professional person is born with. Instead, it is a set of competencies or skills that are expected of a professional person. Honing in those skills and competencies take time and training. Professionalism also requires that a person dress, act, and train appropriately in order to meet a certain set of standards set by their field.
It is a resource to assist the afterschool professional in understanding the ethical responsibilities inherent in providing afterschool programs for children ages five to eighteen.
- Defines accepted and acceptable behaviors.
- Promotes high standards of practice.
- Provides a benchmark for members to use for self-evaluation.
- Establishes a framework for professional behaviors and responsibilities.
- Provides a vehicle for professional identity.
- Provides a mark of professional maturity.
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