Emerging legal and ethical issues for mental health practitioners of all disciplines are covered in the Law and Ethics workshop. The four-hour program addresses issues including confidentiality and privilege, note-taking, record-keeping, with subpoenas, the impact of professional society ethical codes on regulation of mental health practice, liability exposure with suicidal patients, and recent developments in Tarasoff situations.
The educational objectives are listed.
To name two ethical issues involving confidentiality and privilege.
To name two legal issues involving coping with subpoenas.
Session may be edited to preserve confidentiality.