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When should fee arrangements be discussed with clients?

As soon as possible- "As early as is feasible in a professional relationship"

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10 Ethical Standards
*Acronym: PIRATE ARCH

Privacy & Confidentiality
Resolving Ethical Issues
Research & Publication
Advertising & Public Statements
Therapy
Education & Training
Assessment
Record keeping & Fees
Competence
Human Relations

3

4 Parts of Ethics Code

Introduction
Preamble
General Principles
Ethical Standards

4

4 Ds of malpractice

Dereliction of Duty Directly causing Damages

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When ethics codes sets higher standard of conduct than law, what do you do?

Uphold ethics

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What do you do when there is conflict between ethics code & law?

Make known commitment to ethics code, take steps to reasonably resolve conflict
If unresolvable, can comply with law assuming human rights are not violated

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5 General Principles

Principle A:Beneficence & Nonmaleficence
Principle B: Fidelity & Responsibility
Principle C: Integrity
Principle D: Justice
Principle E: Respect for people's rights & Dignity

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Confidentiality in court ordered assessment vs. treatment

Assessment- court has privilege, client waives confidentiality at the outset
Treatment-client has privilege/confidentiality

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capitated fees

fixed amt of money paid per person not by visit or procedure. managed care companies often use this method of payment