Legal Department Staff Articles
RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL-BASED PSYCHOTHERAPISTS PART II: THE APPLICATION OF CALIFORNIA LAW, HIPAA AND ETHICAL CODES IN SCHOOL-BASED THERAPY PROGRAMS
This article is Part II of a three part series called Practice Guidelines for School Based Psychotherapists. The article discusses the application of HIPAA, California laws and professional ethical codes to school based practice.
RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR SCHOOL-BASED PSYCHOTHERAPISTS PART III: COMMON SCENARIOS INVOLVING THE APPLICATION OF HIPAA, FERPA, CALIFORNIA LAWS AND ETHICAL CODES IN SCHOOL SETTINGS
This final installment of the three-part series called Practice Guidelines for School-Based Psychotherapists discusses scenarios psychotherapists who are working in schools frequently encounter and ideas about how to address those issues based on the application of FERPA, HIPAA, CA laws and/or ethical codes.
WORKPLACE SAFETY AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
This article provides some examples of best practices that can be utilized to ensure a safe environment—physical and otherwise—for the provider and his/her patient.