This book will help practicing mental health professionals understand the sometimes intricate responsibility of breaching clinical confidentiality when clients become dangerous to themselves or others. It examines the basis for clinical confidentiality, presents methods for the evaluation of client dangerousness, and proposes legally and ethically permissible methods to breach confidentiality.
Publisher: University Press of America
Number of pages: 66
Weight: 113 g
Dimensions: 232 x 155 x 7 mm
Edition: Second Edition
Mental health professionals who are concerned about breach of confidentiality in this electronic era will find Dr. Ahia's book very informative. It is particularly good to know that current case laws are integrated in this [book]. It's a must for every professional's book shelf. -- Mary Guindon, Ph.D., former chair, counseling program, John Hopkins University, MD
...A major resource for mental health professionals who deal with dangerous clients and confidentiality issues. Dr. Ahia did a masterful job with it. -- Theodore P. Remley, Jr., J.D., Ph.D., professor and Batten Endowed Chair, Department of Counseling and Human Resources, Old Dominion University, VA