4757-5-08 Standards of ethical practice and professional conduct: payment for services.

(A) Payment for services: When setting fees, counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists shall ensure that the fees are fair, reasonable, and commensurate with the services performed.

(B) Counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists shall not accept goods or services as payment for professional services. Bartering is prohibited.

(C) Counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists shall not solicit a private fee or other remuneration for providing services to clients who are entitled to such available services through the counselor's, social worker's, or marriage and family therapist's employer or agency.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/02/2013 and 12/17/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4757.11
Rule Amplifies: 4757.11
Prior Effective Dates: 9/19/85 (Emer.), 12/19/85, 5/22/86, 6/11/95 (Emer.), 7/3/97, 8/2/01, 9/20/02, 4/10/04, 1/1/06, 11/8/07, 10/18/09, 4/1/11