This third book in the authoritative BACP Legal Resources for Counsellors and Psychotherapists series provides a user-friendly guide to the law for all those practicing and training in the counseling profession.

Barbara Mitchels and Tim Bond make legal issues relevant and bring them alive for the practitioner. Packed with practical examples, this book covers essential areas of law for practitioners including

Professional ethics and standards; Negligence; Contracts and premises; Employment and insurance; Dealing with legal claims; Professional diligence

Other features include a glossary, tables and flowcharts, as well as a comprehensive index of resources and organizations for additional information and guidance. This readable book helps practice managers, counselors and psychotherapists to recognize, understand and address legal issues that may arise in their practice, and assists them in finding any additional resources they may need.

Demystifying the law, this book is an authoritative guide for therapists, including those working in private practice, as well as being important reading for all those studying counseling, psychotherapy or clinical psychology.

Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities as an Owner or Occupier of Premises

Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities as an Owner or Occupier of Premises

Legal responsibilities and liabilities as an owner or occupier of premises

My counselling room is up three flights of stairs with no lift. Am I breaking the law relating to disability?

What would happen if a client tripped on my carpet and hurt themselves?

If I work from home, do I need to have a first aid kit and fire doors?

Do I need planning consent to make a counselling room in the garden?

I own my house and live in a quiet street. Can my neighbours stop me from working from home?

What are the possible consequences if I start using my home as a place of business?

What are the pros and cons of taking on a business lease ...

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