ERIC Number: ED427125
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Confidentiality and Informed Consent. An Introductory Packet.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.
This packet contains materials that constitute an introduction to issues of confidentiality and informed consent in therapy or educational placement. Procedural safeguards for special education assignment have been designed to ensure that parents are involved in decisions regarding the testing and placement of their child. Issues of informed consent enter as the rights of parents and children are considered. This packet contains: (1) an overview of confidentiality and informed consent issues; (2) a discussion of "The Confidentiality Dilemma"; (3) a discussion of "Minor Consent"; (4) an overview of some basic resources, including references, models, experts to consult, agencies and resource organizations, and Internet resources; (5) a sample digest from the ERIC system; and (6) an excerpt from "Overcoming Confidentiality Barriers in Human Services Collaboration for At-Risk Youth" by William E. Davis. (Concluding article contains 26 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Counselor Role, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, High Risk Students, Legal Problems, Parent Participation, Special Education, Student Placement, Therapy
School Mental Health Project, Center for Mental Health in Schools, Dept. of Psychology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563; Tel: 310-825-3634; Fax: 310-206-8716; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu (minimal fee to cover copying, postage and handling).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.