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Code of Ethics () | Ethics Codes Collection
If the mandates of an organization with which a marriage and family therapist is affiliated, through employment, contract or otherwise, conflict with the AAMFT Code of Ethics, marriage and family therapists make known to the organization their commitment to the AAMFT Code of Ethics and attempt to resolve the conflict in a way that allows the fullest adherence to the Code of Ethics.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Marriage and family therapists make financial arrangements with clients, third-party payors, and supervisees that are reasonably understandable and conform to accepted professional practices. Principle IV Responsibility to Students and Supervisees Marriage and family therapists do not exploit the trust and dependency of students and supervisees. Therapists respect and guard the confidences of each individual client. Circumstances may necessitate repeated disclosures.
Marriage and family therapists comply with the mandates of law, but make known their commitment to the AAMFT Code of Ethics and take steps to resolve the conflict in a responsible manner. Any publication of action taken by the Association will include the fact that the Member attempted to resign during the investigation.
Principle V Responsibility to Research Participants Investigators respect the dignity and protect the welfare of research participants, and are aware of applicable laws and regulations and professional standards governing the conduct rthics research. Please contact the individual organizations or their websites to verify if a more recent or updated code of ethics is available.
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When persons, due to age or mental status, are legally incapable of giving informed consent, marriage and family therapists obtain informed permission from a legally authorized person, if such substitute consent is legally permissible. Therapists review with clients the circumstances where confidential information may be requested and where disclosure of confidential information may be legally required.
This Code is published by: In an effort to avoid exploiting the trust and dependency of clients, marriage and family therapists should not engage in sexual intimacy with former clients after the two years following termination or last professional contact.
Information may be shared only to the extent necessary to achieve the purposes of the consultation. When such action is taken, therapists will not disclose clinical information.
Marriage and family therapists do not exploit the trust and dependency of students and supervisees. Principle III Professional Competence and Integrity Marriage and family therapists maintain high standards of professional competence and integrity. Principle I Responsibility to Clients Marriage and family therapists advance the welfare of families and individuals.
The AAMFT strives to honor the public trust in marriage and family therapists by setting standards for rthics practice as described in this Code. Coauthorship on a student thesis, dissertation, or project should be determined in accordance with principles of fairness and justice. Both law and ethics govern the practice of marriage and family therapy. Once services have begun, therapists provide reasonable notice of any changes in fees or other charges.
Code of Ethics (2001)
When the risk of impairment or exploitation exists due to conditions or multiple roles, therapists take appropriate precautions. Therapists, therefore, make every effort to avoid conditions and multiple relationships that could impair professional objectivity or increase the risk of exploitation.
aaft No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Marriage and family therapists practice in specialty areas cdoe to them only after appropriate education, training, or supervised experience. Marriage and family therapists have unique confidentiality concerns because the client in a therapeutic relationship may be more than one person.
CSEP does not hold copyright on any of the codes of ethics in our collection. Principle VII Financial Arrangements Marriage and family therapists make financial arrangements with clients, third-party payors, and supervisees that are reasonably understandable and conform to accepted professional practices.
When such situations cannot be avoided, therapists take appropriate precautions to maintain objectivity. Marriage and family therapists advance the welfare of families and individuals. Persons accused are considered innocent by the Ethics Committee until proven guilty, except as otherwise provided, and are entitled to due process.
In educational or training settings where there are multiple supervisors, disclosures are permitted only to other professional colleagues, administrators, or employers who share responsibility for training of the supervisee.
Please note the codes in our collection might not necessarily be the most recent versions. Marriage and family therapists respect the rights and responsibilities of professional colleagues and participate in activities that advance the goals of the profession.
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