Category Archives: Risk Management

Do You Know Your ABC’s…?

Do You Know Your ABC’s…? A. Advertising that one has been “in practice for seven years,” when in fact the person has been licensed [...]

THE ALPHABET – SOME HINTS ON AVOIDING LIABILITY

I thought I might have a bit of fun going back to my ABCs and that you might find some of these brief items helpful. The thought here [...]

Answers to April Review

In the April 2020 issue of this Avoiding Liability Bulletin, I asked twenty questions on a variety of topics. My answers to those [...]

October’s True or False Answers – Part 2

In the October 2019 issue of this Bulletin, I asked twenty-five questions regarding various areas of practice (and the law) that may be [...]

True or False

Something different this month! Answering (true/false/ depends!) and pondering the following questions will test your knowledge of some [...]

Fees – Reminders

Some practitioners struggle, especially as they enter the profession or start a new business, perhaps online, with the setting of fees [...]

Supervisor Vulnerability

Avoiding Liability Bulletin – February 2019 The discussion that follows …

Confidentiality – Seeking Patient Referrals via Social Media

...Practitioners must always be aware of the duty of confidentiality and must be certain that they are not revealing enough information [...]

When and Why Should I Report a Claim or Subpoena?

Your duty as an insured is to report a subpoena, claim or potential claim as soon as it comes to your attention. This is in your best [...]

Conviction of a Crime

Do you believe that a licensed mental health professional should lose his or her license (and perhaps a successful career) after the [...]

Cyber Liability: Laptop Theft and Other PHI Breach Risks

Mental and allied health providers, especially business entities, have a heightened cyber security risk exposure because we're not just [...]

Telehealth / Teletherapy Practice in California: Resource Links Provided by CAMFT

There's a cultural shift in the way mental health professionals are practicing now. As opposed to the traditional office setting, [...]

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