You were recently referred to a new client by an Employment Assistance Program which will cover the cost of six sessions. At the conclusion of the six sessions, the client expresses a desire to continue working with you but states that she cannot afford to do so.

What ethical concerns are presented in the scenarios? How do they relate to appropriate diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment? Be sure to cite your points using the learning resources. You may also use other scholarly literature to support your discussion. Citations and references must be in APA 7 format see the grading rubric for more information.
SCENARIO: You were recently referred to a new client by an Employment Assistance Program which will cover the cost of six sessions. At the conclusion of the six sessions, the client expresses a desire to continue working with you but states that she cannot afford to do so. You learned through your work with this client that her claims of financial stress are real that her ability to pay out of pocket for counseling is limited. How do you proceed? Should you provide free services? If not what are your ethical and legal options for adjusting your fee or bartering with the client. Cite applicable ethics codes to support your position.

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