AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

Consent vs. Authorization

… These two words are often misused and misunderstood, not only by therapists and counselors, but also by state legislation (law) and [...]

Informed Consent: Part 2

… In the March 2006 (Volume 1) issue of the Avoiding Liability Bulletin, I briefly wrote about and contrasted the words “consent” and [...]

Informed Consent: Part 1

… In the July 2006 issue of this Bulletin I answered one of the several questions I raised about “informed consent” – that is, whether [...]

Videotaping / Risks

… Perhaps the most common component of an informed consent mentioned in state laws, ethical provisions and other sources of authority [...]

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