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Ethics
Sharpening your personal skills
Five ways to show that you are an
ethical person
• Provide skilled and competent services with
regard and respect for your clients
• Be honest, courteous, and sincere with clients
• Never share with others what they have told you
privately
Ethics
• Participate in ongoing education and stay on
track with new information, techniques, and
skills.
• Ethically and professionally, you have a
responsibility to stay informed
• Always give correct information to clients about
treatments and any products they may want to
purchase
Ethics
• Principles of good character, proper conduct,
and moral judgment expressed through
personality, human relation skills, and
professional image
– Moral principles by which we live and work
– TDLR sets ethical standards that we fellow
Ethics Characteristics
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Honesty
Compassion
Attentiveness
Punctuality
Cooperativeness
Pleasant & agreeable personality
Ethics
• It can be a challenge to
keep those ethics in place
year after year
• One trait that is
absolutely essential in
order to reach & remain
at the highest level of
professionalism is
COMMITMENT
Ethics
• Qualities
– Self-care
• caregiver
– Integrity
• Behavior & actions match
your values
– Discretion
• Do not share personal
problems/confidentiality
– Communication
• Customers/co-workers
The Self-Care Test
• Do you wait until you are
exhausted before you
stop working?
• Do you forget to eat
nutritious food &
substitute junk food on
the fly?
• Do you say you will
exercise & then put off
starting a program?
• Do you have poor sleep
habits?
• Are you constantly
nagging yourself about
not being good enough?
• Are your relationships
with people filled with
conflict?
The Self-Care Test
• When you think about the
future are you unclear about
the direction you will take?
• Do you spend most of your
spare time watching TV?
• Have you been told you are
too stressed & yet you ignore
these concerns?
• Do you waste time & then
get angry with yourself ?
• Score 5 pts. For each yes
• 0-15 = take pretty good care
of yourself
• 15-30 = need to rethink your
priorities
• 30-50 = neglecting yourself,
headed for high stress &
burnout
Summary
1. Ethics are the moral principles by which we
live and work.
2. With out commitment we will not achieve
personal and professional growth
3. The respect you get from your clients and
peers, and most important, from yourself, will
help you stay the course