Informed consent is sought from clients before any program related activities as gathering information from client or using various intervention tools. No action is taken without the consent of the client.
Any information shared by the client or collected by the consultant is guranteed to remain confidential. The consultant is has the professional and legal obligation to maintain the client's confidentiality with the exception of specific circumstances.
The consultant may break confidentiality when he has reason to beleive that:
⇨ The client is in a position where s/he may cause serious harm/injury to him/herself
⇨ The client is in a position where s/he may cause serious harm/injury to another individual
⇨ The client is in a position where s/he is subject to being seriously harmed or injured by another individual
As a professional member of the CSPA Adlul is professionally obligated to promote and maintain high degree of integrity and competence in line with the CSPA guideline for ethics, which includes:
⇨ Proper representation of qualifications and expertise
⇨ Provide only those services and use only those techniques for which qualification is obtained by education, training, or experience.