Code of Ethics and Conduct
Chi Nei Tsang Practitioners commit themselves to high standards of professional ethics. In addition to compliance with federal, provincial, & municipal authorities where they practice, they adhere to the following principles:
- To provide full and accurate disclosure about the nature and process of the Chi Nei Tsang modality, about the specific techniques employed with the client, and about fees, and duration of treatment,
- To perform only services within the scope of the practitioner’s training and certification, and to represent their education, certification, professional affiliations, and other qualifications honestly and accurately.
- To accept and treat all persons in a respectful and non-discriminatory manner.
- To maintain professional boundaries in relationships with clients.
- To display evidence of certification in such a way that clients may readily view it, wherever possible. At a minimum, to advise clients that certificates are available for review upon request.
- To rigorously respect and protect the confidentiality of client information.
- To treat minor children and persons without mental capacity to care for themselves only with the written consent and actual presence of their parent or legal guardian.
- To abstain from professional practice while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including prescribed medication which may impair physical or psychological acuity.
- To advise the Chi Nei Tsang Institute ethics committee promptly about any breach of these principles that is known or reported to the practitioner.
- To be accountable to the community of Chi Nei Tsang practitioner peers and to cooperate with the complaint procedure of the Chi Nei Tsang Institute.