It is a breach of client rights
to take and publish such pictures and, in spite of reassurance that consent was given, there are ethical considerations for a professional organisation printing such photos.
They and their contributors cover the code itself, client rights
and informed consent, ethical issues in multicultural counseling, confidentiality, competence, working with multiple clients or children, avoiding detrimental multiple relationships, working with clients who may harm themselves, counselor education and supervision, and the relationship between law and ethics.
The panel finally approved a motion directing staff to draft a proposed advisory opinion that the statement of client rights
does not change any ethical duty required under Bar rules.
The guidelines, sent to health care facilities throughout the city this month, tackle issues ranging from employee and client rights
to intake forms and service delivery.
Such policies cover medication, negotiation and settlement methods in accordance with existing client rights