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Author Madden, Robert G.
Title Legal issues in social work, counseling, and mental health : guidelines for clinical practice in psychotherapy / Robert G. Madden.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1998]

Author Madden, Robert G.
Series Sage sourcebooks for the human services series ; 37
Sage sourcebooks for the human services series ; v. 37.
Subject Mental health personnel -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Psychotherapists -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Social workers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Psychotherapy -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Confidentiality -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Liability, Legal.
Psychotherapy -- standards.
Social Work -- legislation & jurisprudence.
United States.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 281 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-269) and index.
Contents Society, the law, and mental health practice -- 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 -- Knowledge for practice : common legal problems for clients.
Summary "Legal issues in Social Work, Counseling, and Mental Health presents clearly and comprehensively what mental health and other direct practice professionals need to know to respond to the legal issues that surround practice. This volume covers a wide 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. The author also discusses various direct practice and human service issues, incorporating some of the everyday legal questions these professionals encounter and using case material."--Jacket.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781452251004 (electronic bk.)
1452251002 (electronic bk.)
9781452243467 (ebook)
1452243468 (ebook)
OCLC # 808376182
Additional Format Print version: Madden, Robert G. Legal issues in social work, counseling, and mental health. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1998 0761912320 (DLC) 97045285 (OCoLC)37878752

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