Code of conduct

(adapted from The Council for Counsellors in South Africa - Code of Ethics)

Wietske Boon Play Therapy undertakes to:

Obtain written permission from the parents of the children to do therapy.

Always put the welfare of the child first.

Respect confidentiality of personal information acquired during therapy.

Always act responsible, professional and be aware of the influence of personal morals, ethics, values and norms.

Terminate therapy as soon as it becomes apparent that no professional contribution can be made.

Refer a client to a designated specialist in circumstances which reasonably require such referral.

Decline further therapy where a client refuses to recognize a reasonable referral for specialist attention.