Category Archives: Risk Management

An Outline of Commonly Encountered Litigation Issues For Mental Health Professionals (And How to Navigate Them)

Below is an outline, written by Attorney John M. Cox, that identifies common litigation issues for mental health professionals and [...]

The Importance of Consent Forms in Your Mental Health Practice

Infоrmеd consent rеfеrѕ to the рrосеѕѕ whereby thе раtіеnt аnd thе рrасtіtіоnеr engage іn a dіаlоguе аbоut a proposed trеаtmеnt'ѕ [...]

Is Your LLC or Business Entity Insured?

Starting your own private practice is a significant milestone. It means you’re ready to stand behind a clinic that you’re proud of. For [...]

Federal Regulations and Guidelines for Client Access to Records

The US Department Of Health and Human Services has published guidelines for individuals’ right under HIPAA to access their health [...]

Custody Disputes and Your Liability Protection

Custody disputes are sticky areas for childcare providers, who are legally responsible for children left in their care and are [...]

Conflict of Interest Liability for Therapists, Psychologists, and Nurses

When it comes to a psychological setting, therapists and those who support the therapists, including nurses and other staff members, [...]

Benefits of Professional Liability Insurance for Mental Health Providers

Going without professional liability insurance would make you into a tightrope walker. Underneath, isn’t the wide mouth of a river, but [...]

3 Struggles Every Mental Health Care Provider Faces

Mental health is valued in our society as how well a person functions through their day-to-day tasks. People are viewed as mentally [...]

When It’s Time To Tell

School Counselors and School Psychologists have a tough job. One of the most difficult challenges is determining when it’s time to get [...]

3 Unusual Lawsuits To Be Aware Of

There are three unusual lawsuits counselors should be aware of. Many people are unfamiliar with these lawsuits, but they could [...]

Avoiding a Lawsuit as a Marriage Counselor

There are several things marriage therapists need to be aware of when providing services for couples who are struggling with their [...]

The Exposure of Cyber Coaching on the internet to liability

Even though the world of internet coaching seems limitless, you are still bound to professional ethics, the same as would apply if you [...]

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