Tag Archives: minor patient

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 [...]

Pregnancy of a Minor

… Suppose a therapist is treating a fifteen-year old girl who tells the therapist that she is pregnant and is thinking about obtaining [...]

Child Abuse Reporting – An Exception?

… In an interesting case in California, an appeals court has ruled that a defense attorney in a juvenile court matter may hire his or [...]