Our previous article introduces the concept of a therapist’s duty to warn, which was first brought to light by the 1976 Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California case. Specific to the state of North Carolina, there is no explicit duty to warn law. However…
DHHS has issued an initial statement on privacy of reproductive health care disclosures. This may especially impact clients served by the community clinic and SHAC who are less well resourced.
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One of the most complicated aspects of a psychologist’s job is understanding the fine line between patient confidentiality and the ethical duty to warn. The idea of a therapist’s duty to warn was first brought to light…
As described in a previous newsletter article, there are several types of psychological evaluations, and one type is the forensic psychological evaluation. “Forensic” just means that the evaluation is conducted as part of a legal or court case. One way to organize the types of forensic evaluations is to examine whether the case is being heard in family, civil, or criminal court, and this article will focus on the types of forensic evaluations conducted in the family court system.
Supervised visitation with a noncustodial parent typically occurs after a parent has gained sole custody of the child and is often used in high conflict divorce. A judge may order supervised visitation if there is concern for the child’s safety. This can be in cases
Children can lack the ability to talk about their mental health the way adults do through counseling. For this reason, play therapy was introduced as a psychological treatment to help navigate children’s mental health. Play therapy focuses on treating children through play with the goal to teach children to process their emotions and better articulate