What special precautions or practices should a private practitioner adopt in order to minimize professional liability and ensure that their treatment of clients remains soundly within the boundaries of professional practice standards? The American Counseling Association as well as individual state counseling associations (i.e., ICA, AzCA) provide a variety of resources to clinicians. Choose either the ACA, ASCA, or your state’s counseling association. What are its member benefits, activities, services to members, and current issue? How could membership be especially helpful to the private practitioner? Summarize what the ACA or ASCA Code of Ethics says about the following: report writing, record keeping, and service reimbursement. This discussion question is informed by the following CACREP Standards: 2.F.1.f. Professional counseling organizations, including membership benefits, activities, services to members, and current issues. 5.C.2.m. Record keeping, third party reimbursement, and other practice and management issues in clinical mental health counseling.