ERIC Number: EJ273991
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Counselor Liability: Does the Risk Require Insurance Coverage?
Hendrickson, Robert M.
Personnel and Guidance Journal, v61 n4 p205-07 Dec 1982
Discusses the legal concept of liabiltiy and the potential risks facing the practicing counselor. Outlines the standard of care that psychiatrists must meet to protect themselves against negligence charges. Discusses actions resulting in false imprisonment, battery, infliction of mental distress, defamation, and "duty to warn." (RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A