Legal Self Defense for Mental Health Practitioners

Editor/Author Woody, Sr., Robert
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $50.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $75.00
ISBN: 978-0-82-619565-4
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This practical text, written by an author who is both a psychologist and an attorney, demonstrates how mental health professionals can avoid legally actionable mistakes in their practices and what to do if they occur.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1 Mental Health Practitioners Under Siege
  • Chapter 2 The Social Psychology of Practitioner Vulnerability: Avoiding Psychological Errors
  • Chapter 3 Knowing the Opposition
  • Chapter 4 A Protective Shield for Professional Services
  • Chapter 5 The Practice Context
  • Chapter 6 Business Savvy: Structuring and Operating a Mental Health Business
  • Chapter 7 Dealing With Attorneys and the Legal System
  • Chapter 8 Threatening and Dangerous Service Users
  • Chapter 9 Appropriate Defensiveness
  • Chapter 10 Avoiding Ethical and Licensing Complaints and Legal Challenges
  • Epilogue
  • References