Code of Ethics Followed in the Student Clinic at the Shiatsu
School of Canada Inc.
1. Every client shall be treated equally and truthfully without discrimination
with regard to sex, race, religion, or political belief.
well being of the client is the student therapist's chief concern and the
student therapist will not negligently do anything to endanger their well
confidentiality and dignity of the client shall be respected.
4. The client has the right to accept
or refuse any form of treatment and to be advised to the nature of the
treatment to be given.
5. The student therapist shall not
refuse or withdraw his/her services without justifiable cause.
6. The student therapist shall ensure
that his/her professional conduct is above reproach.
student therapist shall not take physical, emotional, nor financial
advantage of the client.
8. The student
therapist shall strive to continually improve his/her knowledge and
9. The student therapist shall
encourage and educate the client to the best of his/her knowledge in the
development of a healthy lifestyle.
student therapist shall not recruit any client from school clinic nor from
school or show functions.
student therapist shall always clearly identify his/herself as a student
whether in school or outside of school.
Students are not allowed to set up private shiatsu/acupuncture practice
outside of school while training at SSC.
(Based on the Code of Ethics of the Shiatsu Therapy
Association of Ontario)