Law & Mental Health Professionals: Ohio

Pages: 379
Item #: 4315004
ISBN: 1-59147-205-9
List Price: $49.95
Member/Affiliate Price: $39.95
Copyright: 2005
Format: Hardcover
Note: This book is out of print and no longer available for purchase.
The authors present and integrate information from the Ohio Constitution, state statutes, regulations of administrative agencies, appellate court decisions, and the Ohio Supreme Court to complete this volume.

Law & Mental Health Professionals®: Ohio provides a thorough review of the laws in the state of Ohio as they relate to the mental health profession. Identifying legal topics affecting mental health practices, this resource addresses

  • rulings about licensing;
  • forms of business practice;
  • insurance reimbursements and deductions for services;
  • privacy of professional information;
  • practice laws related to families, juveniles, civil matters, and criminal matters; and
  • limitations on and liability for practice.

The laws taken from these sources are expressed with minimal legal jargon, making this reference maximally accessible to those outside of the legal profession.


Table of Contents

Editors' Preface

Authors' Preface


  1. Legal Credentialing
  2. Business Matters
  3. Limitations on and Liability for Practice
  4. Families and Juveniles
  5. Other Civil Matters
  6. Civil and Criminal Trial Matters
  7. Criminal Matters
  8. Voluntary or Involuntary Receipt of State Services


  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Statutes
  • Table of Rules of Court
  • Table of Administrative Rules and Regulations
  • Table of References to Constitution


About the Authors

Reviews & Awards

I continue to be impressed by this novel approach to categorizing mental health law by state. I am even more excited by how the information is presented in clear, easy-to-read chapters, and how this book was able to maintain my attention.
—Doody Enterprises, Inc.