Its your right - Hagedorn 6/20/2009 ItsYourRight

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Hagedorn 6/20/2009 MHS 6702 1 It’s Your Right Surviving the Mountain of Paperwork W. Bryce Hagedorn, PhD, LMHC, NCC, MAC Client Rights Disclosure to Clients _____________________________ Confidentiality Client records Participation in the process Right to refuse _____________________________ Inability to Give Consent Counselor Responsibilities Standards Knowledge Professional Competence Boundaries of Competence New Specialty Areas of Practice Qualified for Employment Monitor Effectiveness Credentials Credentials Claimed ACA Professional Membership Doctoral Degrees From Other Fields Public Responsibility Nondiscrimination Ethical Issues Consultation Continuing Education Impairment Advertising and Soliciting Clients Accurate Advertising Testimonials Recruiting Professional Association Involvement Sexual Harassment Reports to Third Parties Unjustified Gains Responsibility to Other Professionals Different Approaches Personal Public Statements Clients Served by Others
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Hagedorn 6/20/2009 MHS 6702 2 Informed Consent Clients have the ____________________________ ________________ (or for research purposes) 3 elements necessary in giving consent ____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ Explanation is crucial Possible consequences – Malpractice, Negligence, or Breach of Contract Content of Informed Consent The therapeutic process Background of therapist Costs involved in therapy The length of therapy and termination Consultation with colleague Consultation with colleagues Interruptions in therapy Clients’ right of access to their files Rights pertaining to diagnostic labeling The nature and purpose of confidentiality Benefits and risks of treatment Alternatives to traditional therapy Tape recording or videotaping sessions Checklist for Informed Consent Voluntary participation Client involvement Counselor involvement No guarantees Risks associated with counseling Licensing regulations Credentials Fees and charges Insurance reimbursement Responsibility for payment Confidentiality and privilege Exceptions to confidentiality and privilege Counseling approach or theory Counseling and financial records Ethical guidelines Disputes and complaints Cancellation policy Affiliation membership Supervisory relationship Colleague consultation
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Hagedorn 6/20/2009 MHS 6702 3 Involuntary Commitment Most common reasons (____, ____, ____) Suicidal Ideations Homicidal Ideations Audio/Visual Hallucinations (psychosis Audio/Visual Hallucinations (psychosis) Not responding to ____________________________ (significant deterioration–e.g., unable to care for self) Involuntary Commitment Consult Encourage ___________________________ Determine outcomes Consider all options ___________________________ Know your state laws The Florida Mental Health Act or Baker Act The Marchman Act The Marchman Act A law under the Florida Statute that enables family members to obtain help for a loved one who is unwilling to seek substance abuse services voluntarily.
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