Code of Ethics
Public Administrators, Public Guardians, Public Conservators, and their deputies shall:
- Recognize that the care of the client is a prime responsibility and at all times strive to provide quality services consistent with available resources.
- Provide services with respect for the dignity and uniqueness of the client unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status, race, age, sex, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, personal attributes, or the nature of mental or medical problems.
- Act as advocates in safeguarding client's civil and legal rights.
- Safeguard client's rights to privacy by judicially protecting information of a confidential nature.
- Manage estates prudently; with care and good judgment.
- Comply, at all times, with existing local, state, and federal laws as a minimum guide for the fulfillment of responsibilities to clients.
- Maintain personal integrity, and assume responsibility and accountability for individual judgments and actions, and eliminate any possibility of conflict of interest or appearance of conflict of interest.
- Protect, at all times and under all circumstances, the position of trust vested in the Office of the Public Guardian, Public Conservator, and Public Administrator.
- Seek and maintain competence in professional skills.
- Cooperate with other entities engaged in, or supportive of, collateral services to promote quality programs.
- Participate in activities that contribute to the ongoing development of the professions' body of knowledge and its efforts to implement and improve professional standards.
- Enforce, through the Association, the policies established for the welfare of the clients and the continued effectiveness of the profession.
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2012 Fall Conference
Join us in September for our Fall Conference in Orange, CA. More information to follow.