Tag Archives: tarasoff duty

Mental Illness, Guns and Dangerous Patients

It seems that every time there is a mass shooting event, followed by an outcry for gun control legislation (and school safety), there [...]

Dangerous Patients and the “Tarasoff Duty”

… Wow - what a problem exists in California! Therapists are in somewhat of a precarious situation for a number of reasons related to a) [...]

Dangerous Patients and the Therapist’s Duty

… In a previous issue of the Avoiding Liability Bulletin, under the heading of Dangerous Patients and the “Tarasoff Duty”(April 2005, [...]

The Dangerous Patient

... The topic of dangerous patient bears revisiting from time to time, both because there are new readers and because the topic is [...]

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 [...]