ERIC Number: EJ484576
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Legal and Ethical Issues in School Psychologists' Participation in Psychopharmacological Interventions with Children.
DeMers, Stephen T.
School Psychology Quarterly, v9 n1 p41-52 Spr 1994
Discusses expanded role for psychologists and school psychologists ranging from increased knowledge about psychopharmacology to collaborative practice with prescribing physician to obtaining limited independent prescription privileges. Explores legal issues associated with such role expansion: credential concerns, malpractice liability, and record keeping/access. Considers ethical issues, including training for competent practice, confidentiality, relationships with other professionals, and client welfare. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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