Legal Issues in Social Work, Counseling, and Mental Health: Guidelines for Clinical Practice in Psychotherapy / Edition 1

Legal Issues in Social Work, Counseling, and Mental Health: Guidelines for Clinical Practice in Psychotherapy / Edition 1

by Robert G. Madden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761912339

ISBN-13: 9780761912330

Pub. Date: 03/09/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book covers a broad range of topics, including providing testimony, responding to subpoenas, dealing with an attorney, influencing the legal system, and understanding the legal side of the business of psychotherapy. This book will help demystify the North American legal system, thereby empowering psychotherapists to work with it and within it.  See more details below

Overview

This book covers a broad range of topics, including providing testimony, responding to subpoenas, dealing with an attorney, influencing the legal system, and understanding the legal side of the business of psychotherapy. This book will help demystify the North American legal system, thereby empowering psychotherapists to work with it and within it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761912330
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/09/1998
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #36
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Society, the Law and Mental Health
Standardization of Practice Policies and Procedures
Disclosure of Confidential Information
The Standard of Care and Practice Issues
Legal and Clinical Standards
Determining 'Reasonable Care'
Interactions with the Legal System
Legal Issues in the Business of Psychotherapy
Knowledge for Practice
Common Legal Problems for Clients

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