After reading the directions for this discussion board, respond to the topic by addressing the four prompts. In the movie clip, The Picnic, the client suggests a situation that may result in a multiple relationship. Please answer the following questions about this clip.
1. Which standard or standards in the ACA Code of Ethics Section A.6 apply to this scenario?
2. What is the main boundary issue and/or ethical issue that this role play illustrates?
3. If the therapist agreed to the client’s request, would he start on a “slippery slope of psychotherapy” or would he be showing flexibility in an effort to provide more effective treatment?
4. If you were a therapist how would you respond a similar request from a client?