Legal/Ethical Resources
 
 
Professional Liability Insurance
National Professional Group
 
Laws and Regulations
The "Board of Behavioral Sciences Licensing Laws and Regulations" booklet describes many of the legal requirements affecting Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP), MFT Interns and LCSW Associates in California.
 
Websites
The AAMFT Code of Ethics
Bazelton Center for Mental Health Law
Public Policy Links
 
Journal
Behavioral Sciences and the Law - current and comprehensive information from throughout the world on topics at the interface of the law and the behavioral sciences. The journal balances theoretical, mental health, legal, and research writings to provide a broad perspective on pertinent psycho-legal topics. Most issues are devoted primarily to one special topic, often presented from a variety of disciplinary perspectives
 
Licensing Information
 

 

 
 
 
 
Selected Readings
Assessment of Family Violence : A Clinical and Legal Sourcebook by Robert T. Ammerman (Editor), Michel Hersen (Editor)
A Clinician's Guide to Legal Issues in Psychotherapy, Or, Proceed With Caution by William H. Reid
Confronting Malpractice : Legal and Ethical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy by Kenneth M. Austin, Mary E. Moline, George T. Williams
Contracting on a Capitated Basis : Managing Risk for Your Practice (Apa Practitioner's Toolbox Series)
The Essential Guide to Group Practice in Mental Health: Clinical, Legal, and Financial Fundamentals by Simon H. Budman, Brett N. Steenbarger, Edward L. Zuckerman
Ethical and Legal Issues in Professional Practice With Families (Wiley Series in Couples and Family Dynamics and Treatment) by Diane T. Marsh (Editor), Richard D. Magee (Editor), rich Magee
Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy by Charles H. Huber
Ethics in Psychotherapy and Counseling : A Practical Guide (Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Science Series) by Kenneth S. Pope, Melba Jean Trinidad Vasquez
Handbook of Couples and Family Forensics: A Sourcebook for Mental Health and Legal Professionals by Florence Kaslow (Editor)
Practicing in the New Mental Health Marketplace : Ethical, Legal, and Moral Issues by Richard F. Small (Editor), Laurence R. Barnhill (Editor)
Treating Patients With Memories of Abuse : Legal Risk Management (Psychologists in Independent Practice Book Series) by Leon, Ph.D. Vandecreek, Samuel J. Knapp