Code of Ethics

Protecting & Informing Consumers

Professional Sleep Consultants work with adults, teenagers, pregnant women, families, children, and infants to develop healthy sleep habits that are developmentally and age appropriate. Additionally, they provide support, information, education, and resources based on client needs.

Practice Boundaries

Professional Sleep Consultants do not diagnose, treat, examine, or medically advise their clients nor do they seek to replace the advice of a doctor or family’s pediatrician.

Each APSC member respects and adheres to the following Code of Ethics

  • ​​Upholds professional standards of best practice in the sleep consulting industry;
  • ​​Maintains practice boundaries as defined in their role as non-medical Professional Sleep Consultants;
  • ​​Is objective and promotes informed decision-making;
  • ​​Demonstrates respect for clients in the way they discuss their unique needs and challenges;
  • ​​Protects client privacy through confidentiality;
  • ​​Is respectful, collaborative, and supportive of fellow APSC members and professional colleagues;
  • ​​Assumes full responsibility and accountability for their professional judgments and actions;
  • ​​Practices ethically and with professional integrity in accordance with industry standards of best practices;
  • ​​Pursues continuing education and keeps current on industry standards of best practices.

Members who choose not to follow this Code of Ethics will lose APSC membership indefinitely.

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