Tag Archives: child abuse reporting

Confidentiality – Disclosures to Patient

Below you will find topics that I have written about in prior issues of the Avoiding Liability [...]

Treating Children – Selected Legal Issues

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

Diversity

There are many legal issues affecting mental health professionals that involve the subject of [...]

Diversity And The Law

In the December 2009 issue of this Bulletin, I gave three examples of, and asked related [...]

Emotional Abuse of Children

A recent article in the newspaper drew my attention to the issue of psychological abuse or [...]

Custody Disputes – Parent Reporting Child Abuse

Suppose that a client enters into a professional relationship with a counselor or therapist and [...]

Child Abuse

… Suppose your patient, a sixteen- year old boy, tells you that he started a fight with his [...]

Child Abuse Reporting

… Suppose a therapist or counselor (mandated reporter) in state “A” is told by her sixteen year [...]

Child Abuse Reporting

… Therapists must know the nuances of the child abuse reporting laws in their respective states. [...]

Child Abuse Reporting 2

… A man punches a pregnant woman in the stomach. If the therapist finds out about this in the [...]

Child Abuse Reporting – Neglect

… When thinking about your reporting duties regarding child abuse, don’t forget about neglect. [...]

Child Abuse Reporting – Duty to Investigate?

… Does a therapist or counselor generally have a duty to investigate in situations involving [...]