Tag Archives: ethics for mental health professionals

HELPING THE CLIENT IN TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES?

The issues that are discussed in this article are not new, nor are they limited to occurring in the current economic condition existing [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Spousal Abuse & Confidentiality

Therapists and counselors will encounter a variety of situations where they learn of (or reasonably suspect) an act that constitutes, [...]

CPH Proud to Support NAMI in Our Home of Chicago!

CPH is an official sponsor the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) upcoming NAMIWalk in Chicago! This will be the 9th annual [...]

Are You Exposed? 5 Major Threats to Your Mobile Device

With the ever-changing HIPAA laws, your mobile device may seem more like that imaginary albatross than the simple, social tool the [...]

A Reminder : Honesty & Ethics

The caution is that when testifying about the extent of the mental or emotional harm suffered by a patient, the patient’s attorney may [...]

Termination of Treatment

If the termination of treatment process is not properly carried out, the attempt to end the professional relationship can constitute, [...]

Duty to the Patient – Termination of Treatment and Understanding Your Patient – Therapist Relationship and Expectations

… If the termination of treatment process is not properly carried out, the attempt to end the professional relationship can constitute, [...]

Patient Management Upon Risk of Termination: Offering One or More Free Sessions

The offer of one or more free termination sessions is something that therapists have used with patients regarding termination risk [...]

Referrals: Part 2

… When does the duty to refer arise? I was speaking with a mental health practitioner recently who was dealing with a situation where a [...]