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2.0 Behavior analysts’ responsibility to clients

Operate in the best interest of the client

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Only accept clients outside your area of expertise after training & supervision

2.01 Accepting Clients

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Create a hierarchy of responsibility to all parties involved & advocate for the primary (top) client

2.02 Responsibility

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Create consultations & cooperate with other professionals in the best interest of the client

2.03 Consultation

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Clarify roles & services with all parties, keep clients informed, resolve all conflicts in client’s best interest

2.04 Third Party Involvement

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Support clients’ rights, provide current credentials, inform of right to complain, obtain consent to record

2.05 Rights and Prerogatives of Clients

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Client information only discussed in professional settings& with those involved

2.06 Maintaining Confidentiality

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Follow the Code & the law when storing & disposing of client records

2.07 Maintaining Records

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Only provide confidential client information by consent or required by law

2.08 Disclosures

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Advocate for scientifically supported treatments & necessary services

2.09 Treatment/Intervention Efficiacy

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Document all work for later use or for use by other professionals

2.10 Documenting Professional Work and Research

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Retain records for at least 7 years & ensure they are updated for possible transition

2.11 Records and Data

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Signed contract of responsibilities of all parties (fees for services, billing arrangements, etc)

2.12 Contacts, Fees, and Financial Arrangements

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Provide accurate information of services, fees, service provider &relevant outcomes

2.13 Accuracy in Billing Reports

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Do not accept or give money for referrals & provide referral options to clients

2.14 Referrals and Fees

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Plan for unexpected interruptions &assist with transition of services

2.15 Interrupting or Discontinuing Services

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Service recipient gives explicit permission before any services are provided

Informed Consent

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3 elements of informed consent

Capacity Information Voluntariness

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Ability to express clear choice, make rational decisions & acquire knowledge

Capacity

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Informed of procedures, benefits/risks & right to withdraw consent

Information

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No coercion or duress in obtaining consent

Voluntariness

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The individual is the age of majority & has not been identified as incompetent

Legal Competence

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3 considerations for determining level of formality of consent

Risk Irreversibility Intrusiveness

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3 levels of formality consent

Implied Oral Written/recorded

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3.0 Assessing Behavior

Only conduct assessments based on the current research

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Select based on client needs/environmental variables& use for decision-making when creating BIP

3.01 Behavior-analytic Assessment

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Seek medical assistance (from a physician) for possible medical issue

3.02 Medical Consultation

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Explain assessment fully & obtain written consent to conduct

3.03 Behavior-analytic Assessment consent

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Explain assessment results in every-day language & avoid jargon

3.04 Explain Assessment Results

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Obtain written consent before giving & receiving client records for assessment purposes

3.05 Consent-client Records