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1

Age at which a minor can consent to their own treatment

12 - but parents are present they must give son sent

2

Consent

Need not be written

3

Child Abuse Report

Immediate report and then written in 36 hours

4

Elder Abuse

65 or older
Report filled with in two working days
Elder spouse abusing is reportable

5

Dependent Abuse

18 or older w/ Limitations.. (need more information)

6

Sex between minors

13 = magic number. Partner > means report
IF one can drink, 21, the other must be able to drive, 16

7

Tarasoff

• If the report is from someone else, use clinical judgement
red flags and knowing client, must report. Must be
considered.



8

Records

It is unethical and unprofessional not to keep records but not illegal.

Five working days following a request from client to allow them to examine and 15 days to provide a copy.

Keep records for Seven years

Belong to Therapist

Minor's records can be denied parents if harm will come to therapeutic relationship.

9

Advertising and Marketing

term psychotherapy or psychotherapist on card. Entire title and now must have license number.

Can have your full name and abbreviated title with license number.

10

Consent

Must have written informed consent to do telethrapy

11

Legal Questions

Must give fee before first session

Standard of care is a legal term.

Outcomes of treatment ethical and legal in standard of care

12

Standard of Care

?

13

Scope of Practice

?