Fellow Rights and Responsibilities

At PACS, we are committed to the provision of quality services to the University Community and to the professional growth and development of all members of the PACS staff.  Each staff person has the right and privilege of being treated with respect and dignity and the responsibility to foster an environment where this right and privilege is maintained.

In order to best meet our goals, we hold the following rights and responsibilities critical to the functioning of our Fellowship program:

Fellows have the right to:

  • Work with a staff that behaves in a manner consistent with the APA ethical guidelines, policies and procedures of UNH PACS and the rules, regulations and laws of the State of New Hampshire governing the behaviors of psychologists.
  • Work with a staff that maintains appropriate professional and personal boundaries. Participate in informed consent, which includes reading, understanding and having questions clarified regarding the policies and procedures of PACS including due process and grievance procedure.
  • Receive of timely, honest and specific feedback about performance on a regular basis.
  • Be recognized for the training and experience of the Fellow brings with him or her to Fellowship.
  • Provide honesty, timely and specific feedback about their experience of the training program on a regular basis.

 

 Fellows have the responsibility to:

  • Behave in a manner consistent with the APA ethical guidelines, the policies andprocedures of UNH PACS and the rules, regulations and laws of the State of New Hampshire governing the behaviors of psychologists.
  •  Maintain appropriate professional and personal boundaries and to attend to their part in power dynamics clinically and among staff.
  •  Participate in informed consent by reading, understanding, and if necessary clarifying the policies and procedures of PACS including the due process and grievance procedures.     
  • Provide honest, timely and specific feedback about their experience of the training program on a regular basis.
  • Maintain openness as a learner and responsiveness to feedback from PACS staff recognizing the training and experience the senior staff bring to the Fellowship training program.
  • Remember their position on campus as a representative of PACS and understand that activities of a professional nature or related to the work PACS does on campus must be discussed with senior staff.
  •  Meet training expectations through active participation in training, service, and overall activities of PACS.