Florida Parenting Plans – Consent to Child’s Mental Health Treatment

How do parenting plans provide for consent to mental health treatment for a child? 

And what does “mental health treatment” even mean and include? 

Further, what if parents don’t agree on mental health treatment their child should continue, undertake, or stop?

In this context, how does shared parental responsibility and decision making work? Specifically, may one parent consent to mental health treatment for the child when the other doesn’t agree? Must they even confer before one consents to their child’s mental health treatment? 

For answers, in this series, we discuss:

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