obvious answer is C, always get the consent in writing.
indicating just to release the record, is not appropriate because the question
indicated you had just gotten a verbal OK.
- Regan, P. M., PhD. (2002). Technology, Social Values, and Public Policy. North Carolina: The University of North Carolina, Press.
- The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. (april 2015). Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1-62.
Ethics CEUs QUESTION
You are the therapist in a psychiatric program. After conducting an
intake interview with Mary, you decide to admit her to the program and to serve
as her primary therapist. The client begins participating in the program's various
group activities. You need to speak with the other staff who will be leading the
groups to inform them of the findings of your intake assessment. Before doing
so, which of the following do you think you should do?
a. you must obtain
Mary's written consent to release information to the other staff members
you need to obtain written confirmation from the other staff that they will treat
the information in confidence
c. you should let Mary know that information
will be shared between staff members but you do not need to obtain her consent
before doing so
d. you should encourage Mary to provide the various staff
members with information from your intake assessment
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