Pacific Community Resources staff, contractors, practicum students and volunteers shall:

  • Taking active steps to ensure that the participants are safe.
  • Reporting all incidents of suspected abuse or neglect to the proper agencies.
  • Work with other staff and participants to ensure that the physical and emotional safety of everyone who accesses a service.
  • Work from the belief that all people are capable of positive change.
  • Respect the intrinsic dignity and worth of persons served.
  • Provide service without prejudice in regard for ethnic origin, status, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, or beliefs.
  • Respect and promote the human, legal and civil rights of persons served and seek to ensure that they obtain all services to which they are entitled.
  • All people who access PCRS services shall be made aware of their rights.
  • Staff are trained on the fact that the staff/participant relationship is a power imbalance and that it carries a special responsibility.
  • Staff will not exploit that relationship for private advantage or personal gain.
  • Staff will seek to maintain and improve their knowledge and skills.