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  1. The health and well being of the client / student is the prime consideration of the member.

  2. The client is entitled to truth, confidentiality, and the respect of their human dignity.

  3. The client has the right to accept or refuse any form of treatment.

  4. Members shall not refuse a client on the basis of sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, or political belief. However, notwithstanding this clause, members reserve the right to refuse a client for reasons of personal safety and/or other reasons, which do not contravene the aforementioned item.

  5. Members should retain accurate and up-to-date records on their dealings with the client. These records should be maintained in a secure location and must be considered confidential. No information contained within the records should be released without the written consent of the client.

  6. Members shall dress in a professional manner conducive to the holistic service being provided and be neat and clean in his/her own personal hygiene.

  7. Members shall ensure that their professional conduct is beyond reproach. They shall not take physical, sexual, psychological or financial advantage of the client. They must not interfere in the client's personal affairs.

  8. Members shall not practice or teach Reiki if they are in any condition, which compromises the quality of their services, such as inebriation, or if their mental faculties are lessened for any reason whatsoever and they shall never offer liquor to their clients.

  9. Members will never ask a client to disrobe and will not allow such action to take place, nor will the member touch the genital area or anal area or the breasts or areola of their client, nor will the client be allowed to touch the practitioner in such a manner.

  10. When the client has given permission for “hands on” therapy, members shall use light hand pressure when placing hands on the client's body. There will never be a need to rub or manipulate of any body part. If the client has not given permission for “hands on” therapy, the member will complete the entire Reiki session with hands above the body at all times.

  11. Members shall not refuse or withdraw services without justifiable cause. Such reasons include but are not limited to conflict of interest between the member and the client that jeopardizes the professional relationship or illegal or unjust or fraudulent actions taken or proposed by the client.

  12. Members must recognize their limits of competence and must not undertake issues for which they have no training. Members will not claim that Reiki can cure, nor will they diagnose any medical problems or prescribe, nor will they ever advise a client to stop taking medications, unless qualified to do so. When it is in the client's interests, members should refer the client on to another practitioner or organization that has the training appropriate to the client's needs.

  13. Members should continually make an effort to improve their knowledge and professional skills. They should also encourage the public to become educated and informed about the practice and teaching of Reiki and about the development of a health-enhancing lifestyle in general.

  14. Teaching members should not encourage the practice of Reiki by persons who are not competent or who have insufficient training or certification. They should not grant certificates of attendance or competence to anyone whose skills and/or ethical conduct they have a valid reason to doubt. Teaching members should report any such cases to the CRA.

  15. Members are responsible for reporting any member of the CRA who does not respect this code of ethics. This requirement aims to ensure the protection of the public interest and also to protect the good name and professional reputation of the CRA.

  16. Members agree that failure to abide by the terms, conditions, and stipulations of this code of ethics will leave them subject to action, whether legal or other, by the CRA. Action may include but is not limited to: temporary or permanent suspension of membership, public notification of a member's transgression, and/or suspension of membership, legal action. In addition, members understand that breaching any or all of code numbers 7, 8, 9 and 10 will result in immediate termination of their membership .

  17. Members acknowledge that a code of ethics cannot cover every case of what is ethical and what is not. Therefore, it is understood that members must behave in accordance with the ethical standards of the province and country in which they reside.

  18. It is understood that the CRA is hereby saved harmless from liability of any kind whatsoever for the actions or lack thereof of its Registered Practitioners and/or Registered Teachers in fulfillment of their association membership.



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