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(1) Consult with other counselors or other relevant professionals regarding questions related to ethical obligations or professional practice;<br><br>(2) Take credit only for professional work actually performed;<br><br>(3) Notify the Board if the counselor's license, or certificate, or both, has been limited, restricted, suspended, revoked, or subject to disciplinary action by any other state, federal agency, or the District of Columbia;<br><br>(4) Disclose, to all involved, conflicts of interest regarding confidentiality requirements;<br><br>(5) Receive appropriate written authorization to provide counseling services for minors or other clients unable to give informed consent;<br><br>(6) Protect the interests of minors or other clients unable to give informed consent;<br><br>(7) Maintain accurate records;<br><br>(8) Provide supervision to supervisees as required under COMAR 10.58.01, 10.58.07, and 10.58.08;<br><br>(9) Make arrangements for another appropriate professional to act in the event of an absence of the counselor;<br><br>(10) Provide lawfully requested treatment reports or evaluations, or both, to a client, insurance carriers, courts systems, institutions, or other authorized persons;<br><br>(11) Be familiar with and adhere to this chapter;<br><br>(12) Report suspected violations of Health Occupations Article, Title 17, Annotated Code of Maryland, to the Board;<br><br>(13) Cooperate with investigations, proceedings, and other requirements of the Board; and<br><br>(14) Take reasonable precautions to protect clients from physical or psychological trauma.
(1)Fraudulently or deceptively obtains or attempts to obtain a license or certificate for the applicant, licensee, or certificate holder or for another;<br>(2)Habitually is intoxicated;<br>(3)Provides professional services:<br>(i)While under the influence of alcohol; or<br>(ii)While using any narcotic or controlled dangerous substance, as defined in § 5-101 of the Criminal Law Article, or other drug that is in excess of therapeutic amounts or without valid medical indication;<br>(4)Aids or abets an unauthorized individual in practicing clinical or nonclinical counseling or therapy or representing to be an alcohol and drug counselor, marriage and family therapist, or professional counselor<br>(5)Promotes the sale of drugs, devices, appliances, or goods to a patient so as to exploit the patient for financial gain;<br>(6)Willfully makes or files a false report or record in the practice of counseling or therapy;<br>(7)Makes a willful misrepresentation while counseling or providing therapy;<br>(8)Violates the code of ethics adopted by the Board;<br>(9)Knowingly violates any provision of this title;<br>(10)Is convicted of or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude, whether or not any appeal or other proceeding is pending to have the conviction or plea set aside;<br>(11)Is professionally, physically, or mentally incompetent;<br>(12)Submits a false statement to collect a fee;<br>(13)Violates any rule or regulation adopted by the Board;<br>(14)Is disciplined by a licensing or disciplinary authority of any other state or country or convicted or disciplined by a court of any state or country for an act that would be grounds for disciplinary action under the Board's disciplinary statutes;<br>(15)Refuses, withholds from, denies, or discriminates against an individual with regard to the provision of professional services for which the licensee is licensed and qualified or the certificate holder is certified and qualified to render because the individual is HIV positive;<br>(16)Commits an act of immoral or unprofessional conduct in the practice of clinical or nonclinical counseling or therapy;<br>(17)Knowingly fails to report suspected child abuse in violation of § 5-704 of the Family Law Article; or<br>(18)Fails to cooperate with a lawful investigation conducted by the Board.