The Violent Client and Tarasoff
Selected Readings
Managing the Violent Patient: A Clinican's Guide by Patricia E. Blumenreich, Susan Lewis (Editor)
Psychoanalytic Approaches With the Hostile and Violent Patient by Herbert S. Strean
Tarasoff and Beyond : Legal and Clinical Considerations in the Treatment of Life-Endangering Patients (Practitioner's Resource Series) by Leon, Phd Vandecreek, Samuel Knapp
Psychiatry & The Law - Landmark Cases - Tarasoff
The Tarasoff Case - Myths and Misconceptions by Howard Owens, MD
Laws and Regs. Booklet
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.


Other Crisis Websites
Boys Town National Crisis Line - 24 hours a day, every day: the only national crisis line that children and parents can call with any problem, any time. The Hotline is staffed by caring professionals. Phone: 800-4483000, or for TDD call 800-448-1833
CRISIS Centers in your area - Link providing crisis centers in the United States, Canada and International locations.
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County A nonprofit agency, CSS is certified by the American Association of Suicidology. Our mission is to reach out and offer support to people of all ages and backgrounds during times of crisis, to work to prevent the suicide of those who are actively suicidal, and to offer hope and caring in times of hopelessness
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline Phone: 800-662-HELP - A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. Free materials and referrals.
The Samaritans is a registered charity based in the UK and Republic of Ireland that provides confidential emotional support to any person who is suicidal or despairing; and that increases public awareness of issues around suicide and depression.
NATIONAL CRISIS HELPLINE - for use in locating the nearest crisis service in the United States - 1-800-999-9999
Other Helpful Links
DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site