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Ethical Implications: AAMFT Code Of Ethics

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Ethical Implications: There are a couple ethical implications but I will name one. AAMFT code of ethics, Standard III Professional Competence and Integrity, Section 3.4 notes, “MFT do not provide services that create a conflict of interest that may impair work performance or clinical judgement” (Wetchler, 2003, p. 518). Legal Implications: There are a couple legal implications but I will name one. Jen reported she is concerned for Max’s safety as “Tommy had been meeting all sorts of people for anonymous hook-ups, and that some of these had occurred during days when Max was in Tommy’s care” (Pretz & Poppa, 2017, session 14). The therapist is aware of “possible or suspected” child abuse or neglect, she is legally mandated to violate client
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