Satvatove Values, Principles and Codes

These values, principles, and codes set forth standards by which Satvatove coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators may be held accountable, by clients, students, colleagues, and any member of society.

Values- Service, Integrity, Excellence, Dignity and inherent worth of every person, Accountability, Commitment, Human relationships, Personal Growth, Spiritual essence of all living beings, Self-determination.

Satvatove coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators behave in a trustworthy manner. They conduct themselves in a manner consistent with Satvatove’s values.

Satvatove coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators continually develop and enhance their expertise. They strive to increase their knowledge and skills and to apply them in their service to others. Additionally, Satvatove coaches and facilitators endeavor to contribute to the knowledge-base of the Satvatove mission.

Satvatove coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators honor clients and seminar participants in their life and work. S/he believes that every client is creative, resourceful and whole. Coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators take responsibility to encourage client/student self-discovery, client/student-generated solutions and strategies, and client/student responsibility and accountability, Facilitators and coaches believe that the client or student has the capacity to handle his or her situation at a high level of effectiveness, and that a stance of personal responsibility is valuable to facilitate this. Coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators support and challenge clients and students to examine the possible limitations of their world view and self view, thereby enabling students and clients to grow and manifest their full potential.

Coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators represent themselves as qualified only within the framework of their education, training, certification or other relevant experience. Satvatove coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators should provide services and use techniques or approaches only after engaging in appropriate study, training and supervision.

Satvatove coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators should be aware of potential conflicts of interest that may interfere with the exercise of professional discretion and the delivery of quality services. Coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators should not take unfair advantage of any professional relationship to exploit others.

Satvatove staff, coaches, coach trainees, facilitator trainees and facilitators encourage persons involved with Satvatove Institute to continue their involvement with Satvatove programs, with due consideration of which programs will be beneficial for each person.

Satvatove staff, coaches, coach trainees, facilitator trainees, and facilitators do not use their connection with Satvatove Institute, whether it be in the capacity of course staff member, coach trainee, or any other capacity, to solicit persons involved with Satvatove Institute for personal services where the person proposing the relationship will receive reimbursement from the other party. This includes services such as personal coaching. This means, for example, that a staff member at a Satvatove seminar will not approach a seminar participant, or another staff member, to ask if s/he would like to be a coaching client of the staff member making the request.

Satvatove Institute representatives should not solicit private information from clients unless it is necessary to do so in order to perform their functions as coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees or facilitators. Persons representing Satvatove should protect the confidentiality of information obtained in the course of coaching or conducting seminars. Confidentiality must be applied in the context of a commitment to prevent serious, foreseeable and imminent harm to a client, student, or other person. Satvatove representatives should use their discretion to balance these principles in practical application.

Representatives of Satvatove who engage in appropriate physical contact with clients or students are responsible for setting clear, appropriate and sensitive boundaries that govern such physical contact.

Satvatove coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators should treat colleagues with respect and should accurately represent the qualifications and views of colleagues.

Satvatove representatives should take reasonable steps to ensure that documentation of services is accurate and reflects in a balanced way the services provided. Satvatove coaches, coach trainees, staff, facilitator trainees and facilitators should ensure that their private conduct does not interfere with their ability to fulfill their professional responsibilities.

Those who represent Satvatove respect the creative and written work of others and they do not misrepresent such work as their own.

Certified Satvatove Coaches, Certified Satvatove Seminar Facilitators, coach-trainees, facilitator-trainees and seminar staff members acknowledge and understand their ethical responsibilities to clients, colleagues, and to the public-at-large. They understand that others expect them to comply with and model the values and principles described herein.

Persons who are dissatisfied with the conduct of a Satvatove representative may complete and submit to Satvatove a Conduct Review Request. This request will be handled by the Satvatove Conduct Review Process.

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