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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Communication With Other Health Professionals

… While much has been written about confidentiality over the years, I was recently reminded of the reality that many licensed mental [...]