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Author Woody, Robert Henley.

Title Legal self-defense for mental health practitioners : quality care and risk management strategies / Robert Henley Woody.

Imprint New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., ©2013.


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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mental health practitioners under siege -- Social psychology of practitioner vulnerability: avoiding psychological errors -- Knowing the opposition -- A protective shield for professional services -- The practice context -- Business savvy: structuring and operating a mental health business -- Dealing with attorneys and the legal system -- Threatening and dangerous service users -- Appropriate defensiveness -- Avoiding ethical and licensing complaints and legal challenges.
Note Print version record.
Summary At some point in their careers, mental health professionals may face legal action from clients. Clients may be noncompliant regarding policies agreed upon at the outset of therapeutic services, not adhere to an individualized treatment plan, be inappropriately aggressive, and file unjustified ethics and licensing complaints and/or lawsuits. Unfortunately, many mental health practitioners are not prepared for such actions and suffer great distress that affects their professional and personal lives. This practical text, written by an author who is both a psychologist and an attorney, demonstrate.
Language English.
Subject Mental health personnel -- Malpractice.
Mental health personnel -- Professional ethics.
People with disabilities.
Medical care.
National health services.
Health services administration.
Social control.
Social psychology.
Social sciences.
Medical personnel and patient.
Risk management.
Mental health services.
Behavioral Disciplines and Activities
Disabled Persons
Interpersonal Relations
Delivery of Health Care
Health Services
Financial Management
Organization and Administration
Psychiatry and Psychology
Health Services Administration
Social Control, Formal
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Psychology, Social
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Health Care Economics and Organizations
Named Groups
Social Sciences
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Professional-Patient Relations
Risk Management
Mental Health Services
Mentally Ill Persons
Personnel de santé mentale -- Responsabilité professionnelle.
Personnel de santé mentale -- Déontologie.
Personnes handicapées.
Prestation de soins.
Services de santé.
Services de santé -- Administration.
Contrôle social.
Économie politique.
Psychologie sociale.
Sciences sociales.
Relations personnel médical-patient.
Gestion du risque.
Services de santé mentale.
Responsabilité professionnelle.
social psychology.
social sciences.
risk management.
MEDICAL -- Mental Health.
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- General.
Sociology. (OCoLC)fst01123875
Social sciences. (OCoLC)fst01122877
Social psychology. (OCoLC)fst01122816
Social control. (OCoLC)fst01122415
Risk management. (OCoLC)fst01098164
People with disabilities. (OCoLC)fst01057245
Organization. (OCoLC)fst01047777
National health services. (OCoLC)fst01033565
Mental health services. (OCoLC)fst01016498
Medical personnel and patient. (OCoLC)fst01014481
Medical care. (OCoLC)fst01013753
Malpractice. (OCoLC)fst01006824
Health services administration. (OCoLC)fst00953286
Economics. (OCoLC)fst00902116
Mental health personnel -- Malpractice. (OCoLC)fst01016468
Mental health personnel -- Professional ethics. (OCoLC)fst01016472
Other Form: Print version: Woody, Robert Henley. Legal self-defense for mental health practitioners. New York, NY : Springer Pub. Co., ©2012 9780826195654 (DLC) 2012013910 (OCoLC)778417909
ISBN 9780826195661 (electronic bk.)
0826195660 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000054714190
DEBBG BV040883496
DEBBG BV042796099
DEBBG BV044188553
DEBSZ 423190865
DEBSZ 48984555X
NZ1 15024391
DKDLA 820120-katalog:999932491305765

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