Or. Admin. R. 833-100-0011 - General Purpose and Scope

(1) The Board adopts the 2014 American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics as the code of professional conduct.
(2) The ACA code constitutes the standards against which the required professional conduct of professional counselors and marriage and family therapists is measured. It has as its goal the welfare and protection of the individuals and groups with whom counselors and therapists work. This Code applies to the conduct of all licensees, registered associates, persons granted temporary practice authorization, and applicants, including the applicant's conduct during the period of education, training, and employment which is required for licensure. Violation of the provisions of this Code of Ethics will be considered unprofessional or unethical conduct and is sufficient reason for disciplinary action, including, but not limited to, denial of licensure or authorization.


Or. Admin. R. 833-100-0011
BLPCT 1-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-5-10; BLPCT 3-2017, f. 6-12-17, cert. ef. 1/1/2018; BLPCT 8-2017, temporary amend filed 12/13/2017, effective 01/01/2018 through 06/29/2018; BLPCT 1-2018, temporary amend filed 04/13/2018, effective 04/13/2018 through 06/30/2018; BLPCT 1-2019, amend filed 12/18/2019, effective 1/1/2020; BLPCT 3-2021, temporary amend filed 08/11/2021, effective 8/11/2021 through 2/6/2022; BLPCT 5-2021, amend filed 10/08/2021, effective 10/8/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 675.785 - 675.835 & ORS 676.160 - 676.180

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 675.785 - 675.835

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