Tag Archives: disclosures without the patient’s signed authorization

Scope of License / Child Abuse Reporting  / Signed Authorization to Release Confidential Information

In the May 2019 issue of this Bulletin, I asked whether the reader (presumably, a licensed mental health practitioner) was permitted to [...]

Confidentiality and Authorization Forms

… One of the public policy principles that the HIPAA regulations were influenced by was the public policy incorporated in one state’s [...]

Child Abuse Investigations

...Therapists and counselors are generally aware of their child abuse reporting duties. But, situations can occur that may raise issues [...]

Cooperation With Child Abuse Investigator (?)

… While practitioners must be mindful of the duty of confidentiality and must instinctively lean toward resisting (at least initially) [...]