The DreamWalker Birth Transitions™ Code of Ethics
The Code of Ethics for a DreamWalker Birth Transitions Facilitator (Adoula) calls for high standards of honesty, objectivity, diligence and compassion; a commitment to upholding the dignity of, respect for and responsibility to their clients throughout the mutual, contractual relationship in this emerging profession.
Principles of Conduct
I treat all clients equally with courtesy, consideration and dignity.
I respect the privacy of each client and honor his or her desire for confidentiality.
I honor and respect each client regardless of race, sex, creed, religious beliefs, social status, cultural background or sexual orientation.
I allow my clients their own unique birthing experience and recommend appropriate nurturing modalities (i.e., therapeutic massage) and self-care practices.
I recognize that my influence may be considerable, and therefore avoid any possible imposition of my own spiritual beliefs on my clients.
I cooperate and collaborate with my client’s healthcare team and family members for the greatest good of the client.
I maintain proper and appropriate boundaries.
I strive to uphold the integrity of this work at all times.
I participate in professional development and continuing education.
I honor my clients, peers and myself for this profound work and service we are providing.
I provide conscientious service and charge just remuneration.
I agree to follow the Guidelines as presented in the DreamWalker Birth Transitions™ curriculum.