C-26, r. 67.2 - Code of ethics of guidance counsellors

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11. Guidance counsellors may not refuse or cease to act on behalf of a client, without just and reasonable grounds, in particular
(1)  the inability to establish or maintain a relationship of trust with their client;
(2)  the client’s inability to derive benefits from the guidance counsellor’s professional services;
(3)  the likelihood that maintaining the professional services may, in the guidance counsellor’s judgment, become more harmful than beneficial for the client;
(4)  a real or apparent conflict of interest or in a situation in which their professional independence could be questioned;
(5)  inducement by their client or a relative of the client to perform illegal acts or acts that are contrary to the provisions of this Code;
(6)  non-compliance by their client with the conditions agreed on to provide services, including professional fees, and the impossibility of negotiating new conditions; and
(7)  the guidance counsellor’s decision to scale down his or her practice or to put an end to the practice for personal or professional reasons.
1169-2018O.C. 1169-2018, s. 11.
In force: 2018-09-13
11. Guidance counsellors may not refuse or cease to act on behalf of a client, without just and reasonable grounds, in particular
(1)  the inability to establish or maintain a relationship of trust with their client;
(2)  the client’s inability to derive benefits from the guidance counsellor’s professional services;
(3)  the likelihood that maintaining the professional services may, in the guidance counsellor’s judgment, become more harmful than beneficial for the client;
(4)  a real or apparent conflict of interest or in a situation in which their professional independence could be questioned;
(5)  inducement by their client or a relative of the client to perform illegal acts or acts that are contrary to the provisions of this Code;
(6)  non-compliance by their client with the conditions agreed on to provide services, including professional fees, and the impossibility of negotiating new conditions; and
(7)  the guidance counsellor’s decision to scale down his or her practice or to put an end to the practice for personal or professional reasons.
1169-2018O.C. 1169-2018, s. 11.