Portable Ethicist for Mental Health Professionals A Complete Guide to Responsible Practice

ISBN-10: 0470140305

ISBN-13: 9780470140307

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

List price: $63.00
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Everything professionals need to know to protect their practice against ethical violations and complaints is covered in this second edition of The Portable Ethicist for Mental Health Professionals. Written by two attorneys specializing in legal and ethical issues in mental health, this indispensable guide arms clinicians with the expert knowledge needed to avoid an ethical violation, or to handle the situation if a complaint is filed. Organized alphabetically for easy reference.
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/3/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Client Issues
Alternative Treatment Methods
Boundary Violations
Dangerous Clients
False and Misleading Statements
Informed Consent
Prohibited Clients
Risky Clients
Repressed and Recovered Memory
Sexual Misconduct
Terminating Therapy
Ethics Codes and Licensing
Areas of Ethical Complaints
Ethics Codes as Evidence
Licensing Board Procedures
Office of Civil Rights
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Reporting Statutes and Obligations
Practice Considerations
Establishing a Practice
Closing or Interrupting a Practice
Kickbacks, Bartering, Fees, and Gifts
Malpractice Insurance
Record Keeping
Professional Issues
Drug and Alcohol Use, Impairment
Duty to Warn
Interprofessional Issues
Professional Vulnerability
Special Therapy Considerations
Forensic Evaluation
Group Therapy
Don't Do Dumb Stuff
Epilogue: Ethics in the Twenty-First Century
Mental Health Professional Organizations
Allied Healthcare Providers Professional and Supplemental Liability Insurance Policy
Social Workers Professional Liability Claims-Made Policy
Sample Jurisprudence Exam Questions
References and Reading Material
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