Therapy with Children: Children's Rights, Confidentiality and the Law / Edition 1

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Therapy with Children: Children's Rights, Confidentiality and the Law presents an approach to therapeutic work which prioritises the needs of the child as the client. Based on an examination of children's rights, the book explores the legal and professional dimensions of working therapeutically with children.

Based on approach which "prioritizes the needs of the child as the client"; parental involvement; abuse; self-harm; more

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761952794
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/28/2000
  • Series: Ethics in Practice Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.36 (w) x 8.42 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Legal references
Pt. 1 Theoretical Frameworks 1
Introduction 3
1 Children's rights: from dependence to autonomy 6
2 Therapy with children: the psychoanalytic tradition 23
3 Therapy and the rights of the child 36
4 The law relating to therapy with children: contrasting approaches 53
Pt. 2 Case Examples 71
5 Parental oversight of therapy: the therapist as mediator 73
6 Reporting child abuse: the therapist as law enforcer 84
7 Provisional confidentiality in practice: the therapist as protector 96
8 Working with risk: the therapist as enabler 111
Pt. 3 Therapy with Children - Some Conclusions 125
9 Empowering children 127
References 137
Index 144
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