Ethics

CASC/ACSS gathers together Spiritual Care Practitioners and Psycho-Spiritual Therapists who are grounded in communities of faith and informed by professional education and training.

These individuals are called to nurture their personal health of mind, body and spirit and be responsible for their personal and professional conduct as they grow in their respect for all living beings and the natural environment.

When Spiritual Care Practitioners and Psycho-Spiritual Therapists behave in a manner congruent with the values of this Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, they bring greater justice, compassion and healing to our world.

All Members of CASC/ACSS are accountable to the principles and standards in this Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.

The Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct for Spiritual Care Practitioners and Psycho-Spiritual Therapists:

  • Gives expression to the basic values and standards of the profession;
  • Guides decision-making and professional behaviour;
  • Provides a mechanism for professional accountability;
  • Informs the public as to what they should expect from Spiritual Care Providers.

The National Ethics Commission offers a means an process to establish and ensure the values and principals CASC/ACSS are upheld.