FARR Certified Residences ensure all owners, managers and staff receive an orientation to the FARR’s Code of Ethics and document their agreement to abide by these principles as a condition of employment
This orientation includes confirmation that all owners, managers and staff successfully complete FARR Ethics and FARR Standards training annually. Certified Recovery Residences must ensure each newly hired staff member completes these two mandatory trainings within their first ninety (90) days of employment
Where applicable, the professional staff at each site shall review all pertinent Codes of Ethics annually, and attest in writing to their willingness to abide by the principles
Certified Residences ensure that residents receive an orientation as to their rights and responsibilities upon admission, including their right to receive ethical care. Confirmation of this orientation must be documented in each individual resident’s file
Certified Residences ensure all residents are provided information during their orientation regarding the process and steps residents may take to report any ethical or standards violations. Confirmation of this orientation must be documented in each individual resident’s file
The website of all Certified Residences must provide a prominently displayed link to the FARR Code of Ethics and the FARR Grievance Form shall also be posted on the Certified Residences website or clearly linked to same on the FARR website within thirty (30) days of issuance of the Certificate of Compliance
While employed at any Certified Recovery Residence and after such employment ends, confidential information must never be disclosed except with the resident’s written authorization or as allowed under Federal and/or State law. No employee or volunteer of any FARR Certified Residence may use, or permit others to use, confidential information for the purpose of furthering a private interest or as a means of generating profit. The definition of confidential information is any information that has been entrusted and provided to Recovery Residence management assumed and considered private.
Certified Residences and their employees shall excuse themselves from taking an active part in the recovery and/or treatment plans of relatives, close friends, and/or business acquaintances
Certified Residences and their employees may participate in political activities on their own time and in accordance with their individual desires and preferences, but it must be clear at all times that they are doing so as individuals and not as representatives of FARR or their organization unless specifically agreed to by FARR or their Recovery Residence Administrator
Certified Residences and their employees may not offer, pay, solicit, or receive any commission, bonus, rebate, kick-back, or bribe, directly or indirectly, in cash or in-kind, or engage in any split fee arrangement, in any form whatsoever, to induce the referral or in return for the acceptance or acknowledgment of treatment, of patients or patronage to or from a health care provider or health care facility as de ned in FS 817.505. licenseable entities must remain compliant with de ned by Section 397.321, F.S. and Rule 65D-30, F.A.C.
Certified Residences ensure that former clients are not be hired as an employee at any site unless a significant period of time has elapsed. At a minimum, a six (6) month prohibition period should be clearly stated in the Certified Recovery Residences policy and procedures regarding employment of former clients
Certified Residences ensure all program associates refrain from engaging in any non-therapeutic dual relationships for a minimum of 2 (two) years. If a more restrictive time frame is listed in an employee’s professional ethics code, then that time frame shall apply
Certified Residences shall not provide clinical or therapeutic interventions which are licensable under Chapter 65D-30, Florida Administrative Code without a license issued by the Department of Children and Families, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Program Office
Owners, Managers, Staff and Volunteers of Certified Residences having knowledge of unethical practices on the part of another colleague shall report such practices to the Recovery Residence Administrator and/or, as needed, to the colleague’s professional Ethics Board
Owners, Managers, Staff and Volunteers of Certified Residences should not use the workplace for proselytizing religious, political, or economic issues. However, faith-based programs are encouraged to share their personal testimony and experience as a peer with residents who have elected to reside in the faith-based Certified Recovery Residence
Owners, Managers, Staff and Volunteers of Certified Residences shall not knowingly make marketing claims or create any advertising, or allow for any advertising to be created on their behalf, which contain
A. False or misleading statements or exaggerations;
B. Testimonials that do not really reflect the real opinion of the involved individual;
C. Price claims that are misleading;
D. Promotional offers designed to induce enrollment in exchange for free rent, air travel, grocery cards, gym member-ships and/or other such “freebies”
E. Therapeutic strategies for which licensure and/or counseling certifications are required but not applicable at the Certified Recovery Residence.
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