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Ethics Review

Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
Releases
specific intent/purpose/uses/limits
Tarasoff/Ewing/Calderon Case Law
does not apply to HIV/AIDS irresponsible sex (even with intent)
Releases
include time expiration of release
Tarasoff formula
serious imminent likely violent threat to identifiable victim or property includes a duty to warn for therapist on duty, does not exist for client who tells you about someone else
Suicide/Danger to self
take reasonable steps to prevent patient from harming self
Suicide prevention strategies
medications, contracts, 24 hour watch with family/friends, increase sessions, increase phone contact, voluntary/involuntary hospitalization
Danger to self/suicide
legal issues permissive to break confidentiality
Releases
should be handwritten or in at least 8 point font type
Releases
specific name(s) and functions of authorized entities
Releases
must be signed and dated by client and provide them with a copy
Releases
verbal releases carry no legal weight
5150
72 hour hold police/pet team that can be legally enforced on someone suspected of being suicidal
Signed release
legal issues permissive to break confidentiality
Child abuse if client is an adult
legal issues permissive to break confidentiality
Danger to property
legal issues permissive to break confidentiality

Deck Info

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