21 NCAC 68 .0504             LEGAL STANDARDS AND ethical STANDARDS

(a)  The substance abuse professional shall not claim or imply educational, experiential or professional qualifications or affiliations that the substance abuse professional does not possess.

(b)  The substance abuse professional shall not use membership on the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board for purposes that are not consistent with these Rules.  No Board member shall advertise, promise, or provide special treatment to any individual because of membership on the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board or its committees.

(c)  The substance abuse professional shall not lend his or her name to or participate in any professional or business relationship that may knowingly mislead the public.

(d)  The substance abuse professional shall follow established guidelines on research with human subjects when he or she engages in such research.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.33; 90-113.43; 90-113.44; 90-113.45;

Temporary Adoption Eff. October 23, 1995 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Eff. February 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2010; April 1, 2001.