Flashcards in Ethics Deck (9):
When should fee arrangements be discussed with clients?
As soon as possible- "As early as is feasible in a professional relationship"
10 Ethical Standards
*Acronym: PIRATE ARCH
Privacy & Confidentiality
Resolving Ethical Issues
Research & Publication
Advertising & Public Statements
Education & Training
Record keeping & Fees
4 Parts of Ethics Code
4 Ds of malpractice
Dereliction of Duty Directly causing Damages
When ethics codes sets higher standard of conduct than law, what do you do?
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
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
Confidentiality in court ordered assessment vs. treatment
Assessment- court has privilege, client waives confidentiality at the outset
Treatment-client has privilege/confidentiality