A Clinician's Guide to Legal Issues in Psychotherapy / Edition 1by William H. Reid
Pub. Date: 01/28/1999
Publisher: Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, Incorporated
For today's mental health professional, a solid
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.
- Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, Incorporated
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- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.94(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.62(d)
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