1. Person-Centered Supports:

As a DSP, my first allegiance is to the person I support; all other activities and functions I perform flow from this allegiance.
As a DSP, I will:

2. Promoting Physical and Emotional Well-Being:

As a DSP, I am responsible for supporting the emotional, physical, and personal well-being of the individuals receiving support. I will encourage growth and recognize the autonomy of the individuals receiving support while being attentive and energetic in reducing their risk of harm.
As a DSP, I will:

3. Integrity and Responsibility:

As a DSP, I will support the mission and vitality of my profession to assist people in leading self-directed lives and to foster a spirit of partnership with the people I support, other professionals, and the community.
As a DSP, I will:

4. Confidentiality:

As a DSP, I will safeguard and respect the confidentiality and privacy of the people I support.
As a DSP, I will:

5. Justice, Fairness & Equity:

As a DSP, I will promote and practice justice, fairness, and equity for the people I support and the community as a whole. I will affirm the human rights, civil rights and responsibilities of the people I support.
As a DSP, I will:

6. Respect:

As a DSP, I will respect the human dignity and uniqueness of the people I support. I will recognize each person I support as valuable and help others understand their value.
As a DSP, I will:

7. Relationships:

As a DSP, I will assist the people I support to develop and maintain relationships.
As a DSP, I will:

8. Self-Determination:

As a DSP, I will assist the people I support to direct the course of their own lives.
As a DSP, I will:

9. Advocacy:

As a DSP, I will advocate with the people I support for justice, inclusion, and full community participation.
As a DSP, I will: