IV Ethical and Legal Responsibilities

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Labor laws 1. Discrimination 2. Americans with Disabilities Act 3. Sexual harassment B. Diversity

  • (7) The student describes and observes ethical and legal responsibilities associated with providing human services to assure the best interests of clients.
    • (A) model behaviors that demonstrate stewardship of client assets such as providing beneficial help and suggestions to clients, evaluating when a client needs an advocate, and following through with meeting these needs
    • (B) model ethical behaviors in the relationship with human services clients such as offering prompt, honest, and efficient services; protecting clients from fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation; immediately disclosing any conflicts of interest; and making recommendations for service based on the preferences and needs of the client
    • (C) comply with laws and regulations related to retail, governmental, or private services

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