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Mental Health and the Law

Ethics and legal issues

1-Analyze and explain the relationship between ethics and the law in the field of counseling. how could you explain the interplay between the two? 2-Analyze the historical and philosophical relevance of ethical codes to contemporary practice, specifically in an area of juvenile counseling. 3-Analyze the evolving connecti

Discuss confidentiality and informed consent in family counseling.

-What are your responsibilities regarding informed consent and confidentiality when working with a family? Cite specific ethical standards and state laws that are relevant here. -What would be important to discuss with this family about the counseling process during the first session? -How would you know whether this informat

Ethics and Confidentiality in Couples Counseling

-What is your responsibility in this case? From an ethical and legal standpoint, how you would handle the disclosure about the wife's affair? Refer to specific legal and ethical standards to support your decision. -How would the counselor's values, beliefs, and biases affect your reaction to this disclosure, any decision you

Ethics and Diagnosis

Based on the case below: -what are the ethical and legal issues in this case? -specific ethical standards and state laws that would apply here -Are there cases where a therapist might also be justified in omitting or minimizing the diagnosis that is placed in a client's records or submitted to third-party payers? Support y

Environmental psychology

Implications for the future and the relationship between psychology and preservation of the environment. Economic, political, and legal barriers that exists for overcrowding and how these barriers can be overcome.

Legal Aspects and Competence of Professional Psychology

Evaluate the influence of both legislation and case law on professional psychology. Evaluate the legal issues associated with assessment, testing, and diagnosis in professional psychology. Explain the role of competence in professional psychology Analyze the legal issues related to informed consent and refusal.

Client confidentiality is discussed.

The principle of client confidentiality is fundamental to the professional relationship between clients and their counsellors/therapists. However, in rare and very specific circumstances, counsellors in Canada are legally and ethically required to disclose confidential material to third parties, even without the client's consent

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See the attached file. FROM ATTACHED FILE Read the following scenario and when you have done this please comment on what you think are the ethical (300 words) and the legal (300 words) issues are that to be considered when working with Jenny, a seven year old girl. Jenny is referred to you because she is profound

Forensic Psychology

To further understand the differences between competency and insanity, as well as the challenges of prosecuting mentally ill offenders, consider the following questions: 1.MENTALLY ILL OFFENDERS What do you think are some of the difficulties in prosecuting mentally ill offenders? (At least 250 words) 2.COMPETENCE TO

Mental Health and Confidentiality

1.Confidentiality is one of the most significant ethical and legal issues in the field of mental health. Clients and patients rely on this confidentiality when they share their personal issues with the therapist. Discuss one issue that might arise if that confidentiality is broken by the therapist. 2. Ethical and legal res

Forensic Psychology & Insanity Defense

Please help me with these questions: 1. Discuss TN state's criteria for insanity defense. 2. If Andrea Yates should receive a new trial, what kind of punishment does she deserves (if any). Do you think she should be able to plead NGRI for the crime? Explain your answer. 3. What types of questions would you ask a defendan

Forensic Psychology

I need help and suggestions to address these questions. I need help getting started. 1. Provide a comprehensive discussion about the genetic theory of crime. Your response should include twin and adoption studies, as well as the characteristics that are believed to be inherited. Compared to the other theories of crime discuss

Abnormal Psychology - Guilty by Reason of Insanity & Civil Commitment

1. Please review the advantages and disadvantages of each of the three "rules" that govern a finding of guilty by reason of insanity. Which of the three do you think is best? 2.What criteria might be used to determine if a person should be committed? What is the procedure involved in a civil commitment?

Ethics Scenario: The case of Emilia is investigated.

Ethics Scenario 1. The Case of Emilia Emilia, aged 4 had been brought to a child psychiatrist because she had regressed in her behaviour and her speech. Since her parents separated, on the grounds of the husband's alleged physical violence against his wife, Emilia had been living with her mother. However, she had seen her