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Law and Mental Health Professional Series

Series Editors: Bruce D. Sales and Michael O. Miller

Help make your way through the labyrinth of state mental health law with these premiere books from APA’s Law and Mental Health Professionals series. Each volume provides an easily accessible review of a state’s laws concerning the legal rights and obligations of mental health professionals.

These volumes help sidestep frustrating searches through multiple resources by gathering explanations of state law on a wide-range of practice-related circumstances. Included are such critical areas as licensing, insurance reimbursements, privacy of professional information, liability, guardianship, civil commitment, and laws related to practice with juvenile, criminal, and civil matters. A comprehensive resource, each volume integrates material from state statutes, administration rules, and judicial decisions and rules.

Mental health practitioners in all fields, including psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers, will appreciate the accessible language and straightforward format. Lawyers will value the clear presentation of state cases, statutes, rules of court, and administrative rules and regulations. Improve the quality of service while assuring full compliance of the law with this essential series from APA.


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