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7.2 SEXUAL CONTACT WITH GUARDIANS AND STUDENTS: Marriage and family therapists do not make any sexual contact with guardians or students with whom they exercise professional authority. Sexual contact includes, but is not limited to, sexual intercourse, sexual intimacy, and sexually explicit communication without a solid, prudential or educational clinical basis. Such actions with the spouse, partner or direct family member of a guardian or student are likely unethical and exploitable. (See also section 4.5 Sexual contact)) 4.2 Treatment with students or tutors. Marriage and family therapists do not offer treatment to current students or tutors. 14. Sexual participation between a faculty member or supervisor and an intern or student in situations where an abuse of power may occur often exploits inequalities in labour relations and may be unethical, because: 3.02 Education and training (d) Social workers who act as pedagogues or field managers for students should not establish dual relationships or multiple with students; in which there is a risk of exploitation or potential for the student. It is incumbent upon social work educators and local trainers to set clear, appropriate and culturally sensitive boundaries. 3.7 Harassment. Marriage and family therapists do not engage in sexual or other harassment against clients, students, apprentices, supervisors, staff, colleagues or researchers. Lexi Walters Wright is the former Community Manager at Understood (

Author and editor-in-chief, she helps parents make more informed decisions for their children and for themselves. 4.3 Sexual intimacy with students or supervising marriage and family therapists does not record any sexual intimacy with students or supervisors during the assessment or training relationship between the therapist and the student or caregiver. It can improve communication between home and school. Ideally, you and your child, his or her teacher are present when the goals of the behavioral contract are set. The school`s social worker, psychologist and/or behaviorist can also participate in this meeting. This keeps you all on the same page. 6. In the declaration of consent, students and facilitators inform the client that they are under supervision and give their clients the name and references of their tutor.

1.3 Multiple Relationships. Marriage and family therapists are aware of their influential positions vis-à-vis clients and avoid taking advantage of the trust and dependence of these people. Therapists therefore do everything in their power to avoid multiple conditions and relationships with clients that may affect professional judgment or increase the risk of exploitation. These relationships include, but are not limited to, commercial or intimate relationships with a customer or the customer`s direct family. If the risk of alteration or exploitation is due to conditions or multiple roles, therapists document the precautions taken. 2. CMHCs do not have ongoing consulting relationships with current facilitators, students and staff. Standard V: RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION Marriage and family therapists respect the dignity and well-being of researchers and are familiar with the laws, regulations and professional standards governing the conduct of research.

A behavioral contract is a written agreement between your child, his teacher and often you. 5.4 Right to refuse or resign participation. Marriage and family therapists respect the freedom of any participant to refuse to participate in or withdraw from a research study at any time. This obligation requires special reflection and reflection when researchers or other members of the research team are in a position of authority or influence over the participants. Marriage and family therapists therefore strive to avoid multiple relationships with researchers that could impair professional judgment or increase the risk of exploitation. . . .