Name: Professional Association Codes of Ethics and Guidelines On TeleMental Health, E-Therapy, Digital Ethics, & Social Media
Issuing Organisation: Various Resources
Organization website (opens in new window): https://www.zurinstitute.com/
Link to standard (opens in new window): https://www.zurinstitute.com/ethicsoftelehealth.html#ihealth
Availability: Not Known
Type: Various resources
Forward Review Date: Not known
Intended Audiences: Older People, Carers, Third (Voluntary) Sector Bodies, Private Sector Bodies, Professional and Trade Bodies, and Governmental and Public Sector Bodies
Generally, telehealth practices are subject to exactly the same federal and state regulations, codes of ethics, and professional guidelines that define the fiduciary relationship in face-to-face and office-based therapy. It falls within the same standard of care.
STANDARD VI TECHNOLOGY-ASSISTED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Therapy, supervision, and other professional services engaged in by marriage and family therapists take place over an increasing number of technological platforms. There are great benefits and responsibilities inherent in both the traditional therapeutic and supervision contexts, as well as in the utilization of technologically-assisted professional services. This standard addresses basic ethical requirements of offering therapy, supervision, and related professional services using electronic means.
Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: Medium
Older Person Specific: No
Usage / Adoption status: Not known
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