A Clinician's Guide to Legal Issues in Psychotherapy / Edition 1

A Clinician's Guide to Legal Issues in Psychotherapy / Edition 1

by William H. Reid
     
 

ISBN-10: 1891944088

ISBN-13: 9781891944086

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, Incorporated

Adhering to Standards of Care . . . Relationships with Patients and Families . . . Practice Settings and Styles . . . The Question of Consent . . . Boundary Violations . . . Confidentiality and Privilege . . . Patient Suicide . . . Danger to Others . . . Impaired or Unethical Colleagues . . . On Being Sued . . .
For today's mental health professional, a solid

Overview

Adhering to Standards of Care . . . Relationships with Patients and Families . . . Practice Settings and Styles . . . The Question of Consent . . . Boundary Violations . . . Confidentiality and Privilege . . . Patient Suicide . . . Danger to Others . . . Impaired or Unethical Colleagues . . . On Being Sued . . .
For today's mental health professional, a solid understanding of these and other legal issues is essential. With A Clinician's Guide to Legal Issues in Psychotherapy such understanding is now within easy reach.
Written specifically for nonmedical practitioners, this no-nonsense guide clarifies how you can lower the legal risks and avoid the common pitfalls of contemporary practice; explains common forensic issues and standards as they apply to mental health professionals; and addresses risk-benefit questions involved in mental health care delivery.
A clinician, researcher, educator, and writer who's had extensive experience in reviewing and evaluating cases, assessing litigants, advising courts and attorneys, and occasionally testifying, Bill Reid is uniquely qualified to write this text. In his own words, "What you will find in these pages is designed to keep you from having unwanted contact with people like me, and to provide information that may help if you do." Read on, and by all means . . . proceed with caution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781891944086
Publisher:
Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.62(d)

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