Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians: Best Practices for

Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians: Best Practices for


Psychologist and attorney Susan J Lewis, PhD, JD, brings her 25 years of clinical practice and legal expertise directly to you – with practical guidance, strategies, solutions an up-to-date information to help keep you out of court and jail.

Dr. Lewis uses easy-to-understand language to step you through the legalese, highlighted by 30 engaging case examples to illustrate how you can overcome legal and ethical challenges that arise in your practice, including:
-Risk management
-Contracts
-HIPPA
-Privileged communication
-Licensing complaints
-Supervision pitfalls
-Rights of minors
-Technology

This go-to resource goes beyond the what and why, focusing on how to protect your and your clients in an increasingly litigious society.



Psychologist and attorney Susan J. Lewis, PhD, JD, brings her 25 years of clinical practice and legal expertise directly to you – with practical guidance, strategies, solutions and up-to-date information to help keep you out of court and jail. Dr. Lewis uses easy-to-understand language to step you through the legalese, highlighted by 30 engaging case examples to illustrate how you can overcome legal and ethical challenges that arise in your practice, including: Risk management Contracts HIPPA Privileged communication Licensing complaints Supervision pitfalls Rights of minors Technology This go-to resources goes beyond the what and why, focusing on how to protect you and your clients in an increasingly litigious society.

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