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Code of Conduct

Brain Injury Association of Fort Erie (BIAFE) Code of Conduct


The Brain Injury Association of Fort Erie (BIAFE) is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and respectful environment for all individuals involved in our organization. As such, we expect all members, volunteers, staff, and participants to adhere to the following code of conduct:

  1. Respect: Treat all individuals with dignity, courtesy, and respect, regardless of differences in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic.

  2. Professionalism: Conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times when representing BIAFE, whether in person, online, or through other forms of communication. This includes using appropriate language, maintaining confidentiality, and refraining from engaging in behavior that may harm the reputation of the organization.

  3. Inclusivity: Embrace diversity and inclusion within the organization and actively work to create a welcoming environment for all members. Avoid discriminatory or exclusionary behavior, and be open to different perspectives and experiences.

  4. Safety: Prioritize the safety and well-being of all individuals involved in BIAFE activities. Report any concerns or incidents of harassment, discrimination, or unsafe behavior to the appropriate authorities within the organization.

  5. Integrity: Act with honesty, integrity, and transparency in all interactions related to BIAFE. Avoid conflicts of interest and uphold the highest ethical standards in decision-making and conduct.

  6. Collaboration: Foster a spirit of collaboration, teamwork, and mutual support within the organization. Respect the contributions of all members and work together towards common goals and objectives.

  7. Compliance: Adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and policies governing the operations of BIAFE. This includes but is not limited to laws related to privacy, data protection, and non-profit governance.

  8. Accountability: Take responsibility for your actions and their consequences. Acknowledge and learn from mistakes, and be open to feedback and constructive criticism.

By adhering to this code of conduct, members of the Brain Injury Association of Fort Erie demonstrate their commitment to the values of respect, professionalism, inclusivity, safety, integrity, collaboration, compliance, and accountability.

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