Category Archives: Treatment of Minors

Brief Reminders / Questions For New Year

Advocacy: Do you consider yourself to be an advocate for your clients? Is advocacy a part of your [...]

Legal Model for Therapeutic Supervised Parenting Time

In high conflict domestic relations and custody cases, courts often order that a parent may be [...]

Legal Model for Reintegration Therapy

In domestic relations and custody cases, courts may order that a therapist assist in reuniting a [...]

Disciplinary Actions and Family Law Matters

There is a difference between saying that a person (the client) would make a good custodial [...]

Parental Rights to Access Child’s Records

… When a minor is the identified patient and is being treated by a mental health practitioner, [...]

Treating Children – Selected Legal Issues

Therapists and counselors treat children both with and without the consent of one or both [...]

Duty to the Patient – Termination of Treatment and Understanding Your Patient – Therapist Relationship and Expectations

… If the termination of treatment process is not properly carried out, the attempt to end the [...]

Treating Children

One of the issues that therapists and counselors face when the patient is a child involves the [...]

Keeping Treatment Records

The often-asked question of mental health practitioners is: For how long should I keep patient [...]

Access to Records – “Noncustodial Parent”

It is important for therapists and counselors to know the law with respect to parental access to [...]

Parental Access To Records

When must or may the practitioner allow the parent to inspect the minor patient’s records? When [...]

Privileged Communications

Assuming that the psychotherapist-patient privilege (or similarly titled privilege) exists in [...]

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