AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

Videotaping / Risks

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

Hugs and Other Touching

I have been asked for my opinion about hugging that may occur between a patient and a therapist or counselor. Is it proper? Is it [...]

The Risks Of Counseling / Therapy?

One of the most important elements, if not the most important element, of informed consent is the obligation to inform the patient of [...]

Immunity From Liability

In most states, therapists and counselors are given “immunity from liability” in limited circumstances. It is useful to know when [...]

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