Tag Archives: avoiding allegations of patient abandonment

Advocacy – A Caution

Licensed mental health practitioners may sometimes act as advocates (sometimes unwittingly) for their patients (e.g., contesting [...]

Contact with Patients Between Sessions Curtailed in California: A Dangerous Precedent

At the beginning of the professional relationship between psychotherapist and patient it is important for practitioners to think about [...]

Are You at Risk for an Allegation of Patient Abandonment?

Many nurses are concerned about patient care situations that may result in an allegation of patient abandonment. It might be helpful to [...]