Videos, FAQs, and resources to help members work with this section of the Ethical Framework www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org/members/information/benefits/. Article 32 of the Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions published by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (2015) states: “We will carefully consider how we will agree with clients and enter into contracts with them on the terms under which our services are provided.” A “consulting contract” (or a “consulting contract”) is a reciprocal agreement between the advisor and the client presenting the structure of the therapeutic alliance of work. As a rule, an advisor will present the main points of the consulting contract orally before the start of meetings, in order to ensure that his client is satisfied with the conditions of the work performed. This first oral presentation allows customers to ask questions and clarify all the points within the contract about which they are not clear. The advisor can then provide the details discussed through a written document signed by both the advisor and the client. • details of the reasons why the board may not continue (except following a closing agreement), i.e. contraindications that may lead to conflicts of interest or influence ethical boundaries. (Ref: NCS Code of Ethics www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org/about-us/code-of-ethics/.) In episode 70 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes give tips for recording and transcribing counseling conversations. “Practice Matters” discusses the important content of a consulting contract. Finally, speakers discuss the philosophy behind cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). • GDPR – www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org/blog/general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr-and-data-protection/. 31.
We will carefully consider how we enter into an agreement with customers and conclude contracts with them on the conditions under which our services are provided. Care shall be taken to: a. conclude an agreement or contract which takes into account, as far as possible, the expressed needs and choices of each customer. Communicate the terms of the agreement or contract in a way that is easily understood by the customer and that corresponds to their context. clearly indicate how a customer`s confidentiality and privacy are protected and under what circumstances confidential or private information is passed on to others. provide a record or easy access to a record of what has been agreed e. Recording of what has been agreed and of any modification or clarification in case of occurrence. Ensure possible contractual incompatibilities between agreements with our customers and other contractual agreements that apply to the work performed, and proactively try to avoid them as far as possible or immediately notify those authorized or responsible for resolving such contradictions. 33. We will define and maintain adequate professional and personal boundaries in our dealings with our clients by ensuring that:a. . .