- CSAT®/ASAT®/PSAP® Professionals are required to have a working knowledge of the Legal and Ethical Standards.
- Dual relationships that might impair the CSAT®/ASAT®/PSAP® Professional’s objectivity and judgment must be avoided, i.e., family members, friends, etc.
- CSAT®/ASAT®/PSAP® Professionals will not engage in sexual, physical, or romantic intimacy with clients and/or associated individuals.
- CSAT®/ASAT®/PSAP® do not engage in reparative therapy and do not pathologize or regard homosexuality as a mental illness. IITAP has a “zero tolerance” policy on this belief and practice and reserves the right to revoke CSAT Certification at will if evidence proves a violation has occurred.
I have read the CSAT®/ASAT®/PSAP® Legal and Ethical Standards Document. I will abide by the requirements of IITAP and the CSAT®/ASAT®/PSAP® Certification Program as related to applicant certification and generally accepted principles of professionalism, ethics, and practice standards. I hereby declare under penalty of perjury the information included in my application to be true and complete to the best of my knowledge. In signing this application, I am aware that a false statement or evasive answer to any questions may lead to denial of my application or subsequent revocation of my certification on ethical grounds. I understand if my professional license to practice in any state, providence or country is suspended or revoked, IITAP reserves the right to suspend and/or revoke my certification. I will abide by the current laws and rules that govern my practice. I understand that IITAP reserves the right to re-classify persons who have taken the courses for certification if laws, ethical regulations, or standards for the behavioral health industry change. I understand that CSAT, ASAT, and PSAP are designations that the practitioner has completed specialty training in the assessment and treatment of sexual addiction. These designations do not qualify a person for state licensure. IITAP reserves the right to modify the terms of the Ethics Manual at any time and will provide notice to the Professionals ListServ.