Florida Mental Health Treatment Professionals – Informed Consent By One Parent or Guardian

Florida Mental Health Treatment Professionals – Informed Consent By One Parent or Guardian

Florida Mental Health Treatment Professionals – Informed Consent By One Parent or Guardian

Florida law and administrative regulations support mental health treatment providers’ accepting informed consent by only one parent or authorized guardian to mental health treatment for a child.  Parents whose parental rights remain intact jointly are the natural guardians of their…

What If One Parent Disagrees With Other Parent’s Decision to Consent to a Child’s Mental Health Treatment?

What If One Parent Disagrees With Other Parent’s Decision to Consent to a Child’s Mental Health Treatment?

One parent may disagrees with the other parent’s consenting to mental health treatment for their child. The objecting parent often faces costly, time consuming, and inadequate remedies.  The objecting parent may ask the court to modify the parenting plan. But,…

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