John Fletcher Moulton
Our Compassionate Ethics and Boundaries
We in The Lily and Beyond DBA One Brotherhood Chapter establish and maintain high standards in public service and safety, and require of ourselves the utmost in ethical conduct.
We commit to a safe environment where our values and mission thrive. Therefore, we collectively and individually affirm and abide by the following code of ethics and professional conduct as our custom, habit and way of life:
1st・We represent our qualifications honestly, including educational achievements and professional affiliations, and provide only those services which we are qualified to perform.
2nd・We accurately inform those participating in our events of the scope and limitations of our discipline. Furthermore, we exert caution in forecasting the results of services offered.
3rd・We consistently maintain and improve our professional knowledge and competency by striving for professional excellence via continuing education and training plus regular assessment of our personal and professional strengths and weaknesses.
4th・We conduct our business and professional activities with honesty, integrity and respect for the inherent worth of all persons.
5th・We practice with integrity, honesty, fairness and respect for others. We respect the rights of others to hold values, attitudes, and opinions that differ from our own.
6th・We respect the client’s right to participate with informed and voluntary consent.
7th・We provide an environment that ensures the safety and privacy of those attending our events.
8th・We acknowledge and safeguard the confidential nature of the professional relationship with clients and respect each client's right to privacy. However, there are exceptions to the rule. The exceptions are:
When, under careful deliberation, it is decided that the client is in danger, or is a danger to himself, to society, or to other individuals. In such case, information may be shared only with the appropriate authorities, professionals, legal guardians or other responsible party. The client is made aware of this when possible and if reasonable.
When other professionals, facility or agency are directly related with the case or situation.
When the client consents to the releasing of confidential information.
When compelled by a court order, subpoena or other legal administrative order.
Benjamin, B., “Discovering Your Boundary Issues,” Massage Therapy Journal, Summer 1992, pp. 31-32
Benjamin, B., “Sexual Abuse Within the Health Care Field,” Massage Therapy Journal, Spring 1990, pp. 12-14