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Ethically Guided and Legally Compliant Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Patients:
Legal Considerations in Treatment Practices: Part 2

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Dr. David Fox

60 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will survey and understand ethical standards relevant to the practice of psychotherapy and counseling with minor patients and clients
  2. Participants will survey and understand legal principles and concerns relevant to providing treatment of minors
  3. Participants will survey and understand the necessity of utilizing treatment approaches which are evidence based, theory based, and within the standard of practice

This webinar offers 1 NYS ED Self Study Credits

This webinar focuses on essential knowledge of laws pertaining to treatment and particularly treatment of minors. Confidentiality, record keeping, collaboration with other professionals, school, pediatricians and parents will be addressed. Standard of care and use of valid and relevant treatment modalities will be surveyed. Some contrasting difference between adult practice and pediatric practice, with regard to psychotherapy, will be introduced. The professional role, the office setup, privacy and risk management for child therapists will be covered.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will survey and understand ethical standards relevant to the practice of psychotherapy and counseling with minor patients and clients
  2. Participants will survey and understand legal principles and concerns relevant to providing treatment of minors
  3. Participants will survey and understand the necessity of utilizing treatment approaches which are evidence based, theory based, and within the standard of practice

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