Tag Archives: mental health patient consent

Treating Children – Selected Legal Issues

Therapists and counselors treat children both with and without the consent of one or both parents. It is not uncommon for practitioners [...]

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 [...]

Exception

… What is the right of a therapist or counselor to communicate with other health care providers or facilities without the patient’s [...]