This concise volume examines exactly what is involved in keeping adequate clinical records of individual, family, couple and group psychotherapy. The authors discuss: limits of confidentiality; retention and disposing of records; documentation of safety issues; client access to records; treatment of minors; and training and supervision issues. Throughout the book, legal cases, vignettes and professional commentary help readers to consider legal and ethical issues.
Part IV: Special Topics Relevant to Record Keeping
This section consists of four chapters. Chapter 9 discusses the treatment of minors. Access to records are discussed in Chapter 10. Retention and disposition of records are the topics of Chapter 11. Chapter 12 presents the authors' concluding comments.[Page 112]