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Code of Ethics for Students of Jin Shin Jyutsu

  1. Students will remember at all times that their position is one of trust and care and need to maintain the highest standards of conduct and integrity.
  2. Students will practice ethically, with high motives and ideals.
  3. Students will conduct themselves with respect and dignity, always mindful of the rights and sensibilities of others.
  4. Students may not engage in illegal, immoral or improper conduct with a client, nor encourage such behavior.
  5. Students will respect the ethical, religious and political beliefs of others.
  6. Students will recognize the need for continuing professional and educational development-periodic attendance of Jin Shin Jyutsu, Inc. seminars is recommended.
  7. Students may not belittle colleagues, and will uphold the honor and reputation of the profession at all times.
  8. Students may not attend a client while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or while sick with a communicable disease.
  9. Students will dress in a professional manner, proper dress being defined as attire suitable and consistent with accepted professional practice in the locale where they conduct their professional activities.
  10. Students will use materials consistent with Mary Burmeister's views, ideas and philosophies concerning the Art of Jin Shin Jyutsu Physio-Philosophy.
  11. Students will put the health and well being of their clients first.
  12. Students will not give "guarantees" regarding sessions.
  13. Fees charged will be ethical and fair.
  14. Students will not knowingly interfere with any ongoing therapy being received by the client.
  15. Students may not treat a child, without the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
  16. Students will endeavor to protect a client's confidences, unless a legal duty of disclosure removes confidentiality in a particular case.
  17. Advertising will be ethical, and exaggerated claims are prohibited.
  18. Statements to clients should be made in a spirit of caring and truthfulness.
  19. Cases that do not improve or that are outside the practitioner's jurisdiction will be referred for expert medical attention. Students may not act as primary care physicians.
  20. Students will practice legally, observing all applicable local, state and national laws and licensing regulations.

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