Professional Values and Ethical Considerations
The ZERO TO THREE Journal
Volume 40 No 1
Professional ethics reflect collectively held beliefs and commitments regarding moral responsibilities in the workplace. For professionals who serve young children and their families, potentially impacting their well-being in powerful ways, the need for strong, clear ethical boundaries and ideals is critical.
This issue of the Journal delves into this topic with a fascinating collection of articles by ZERO TO THREE members and colleagues who bring to light a variety of ethical dimensions of their work, and highlight the reality that there are ethical implications to virtually every aspect of working with and for infants, toddlers, and their families.
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Table of Contents
Pg 5- Exploring Professional Ethics Through Diversity-Informed Reﬂective Supervision
Jacqui Van Horn
Pg 12- “When I Go to Heaven, I’ll Be White”: The Ethics of Transracial Adoption Within the Context of Childhood Trauma and Racial Identity Development
Marva L. Lewis, Rhonda G. Norwood
Pg 23- Community Research: The Ethical Balance of Client, Agency, and Research Needs
Danielle Nicholls-Slovinski, Jennifer Jonika, Kate Rosenblum, Maria Muzik
Pg 29- Collaborating for Better Outcomes in Early Intervention and Child Welfare: Developing Effective and Ethical Coordination of Services for Children and Families
Michele Mapes, Shawna Mitcheltree
Pg 32-PERSPECTIVES: Advancing Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Queering “Ways of being”: Replacing Politeness with Honesty to Create Belonging
Pg 36- Ethical Considerations in Cross-Cultural Parent-Child Assessment in New Zealand
Sarah Haskell and Heidi Pace
Pg 43- Dis/ability Critical Race Studies (DisCrit) for Inclusion in Early Childhood Education: Ethical Considerations of Implicit and Explicit Bias
Alissa Rausch, Jaclyn Joseph, and Elizabeth Steed
Also in This Issue
Pg 2- This Issue and Why it Matters
Pg 4- ZERO TO THREE Competencies for Prenatal to Age 5 Professionals: Understanding the P-5 Competency Domains
Pg 52- Perspectives: Supporting Strong Communities With the HealthySteps Program
Terry A. Adirim and Ann Thomas (A.T.) Johnston
The ZERO TO THREE Journal
Released quarterly, each issue of the ZERO TO THREE Journal focuses on a critical topic within the early childhood development field. Journal articles are carefully composed to present current knowledge, latest research, and practical advice to help early childhood professionals do their best work in support of infants and toddlers.