Tag Archives: reporting child neglect as a mental health professional

Child Abuse Reporting – Neglect

… When thinking about your reporting duties regarding child abuse, don’t forget about neglect. While many child abuse reports are made [...]

Neglect? – No Medical Treatment of Child or Treatment by Prayer

… What if a therapist or counselor learns during the course of providing services that a child is not receiving medical treatment for [...]

Child Abuse Reporting 4

… Are you required to report child abuse if your patient tells you of the abuse and that it has already been reported? The answer to [...]

Confidentiality and Child Abuse Reporting

The duty to report child abuse is one of the exceptions to the practitioner’s legal and ethical duty of confidentiality. Many [...]

Child Neglect / Endangerment

This topic came to mind as the result of three recent news stories from three different states. My immediate thought upon learning of [...]