NAADAC Ethics Enforcement Procedures
- Anyone who is a member of NAADAC and/or is credentialed by NCC AP (i.e., NCAC I, NCAC II, MAC, etc.): (a) operates from a unique position of trust and responsibility; (b) provides the highest quality of care; (c) acts in the best interest of those individuals who seek the credential holder's (hereinafter referred to as credentialee) services; and (d) assists clients with helping themselves.
- NAADAC and NCC AP use the NAADAC/NCC AP Code of Ethics to guide the member and/or credentialee in maintaining a high level of ethical conduct. The member and/or credentialeer is expected to perform competently and consistently within the framework of the NAADAC/NCC AP Code of Ethics.
- The Ethics Committees’ procedures provide for the protection of the public interest and the rights of the member and/or credentialee. All NAADAC members and/or NCC AP credentialees are required to read and promise to adhere to the Code of Ethics as a part of a NAADAC membership application and application for NCC AP certifications. NAADAC members/NCC AP credentialees who fail to meet these ethical standards are subject to disciplinary action and may have their membership or credential revoked.
- The Code of Ethics is applicable to the conduct of all NAADAC members and NCC AP credentialees.