How To Take a Load Off Your Informed Consent Process

Course Materials


  • What to include in your informed consent
    • What is therapy like with you
    • Potential benefits and drawbacks of counseling
    • Limits to confidentiality
    • Outline your fee and when (if) fees are reviewed
    • Cancellation policy
    • Potential sharing of information re: treatment planning, consultation, etc.
    • Communications and Social Media Policies
    • Any needed risk discussions around email, texting, or others
    • Signatures
  • How to talk with clients about informed consent
    • Conversations, signatures and whether or not clients read your form
    • Use layering, and decide what needs to be depthfully discussed now and what can be held for later
  • Tips for simplifying the process

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