Informed Consent Summery Report

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Informed Consent Summary Report students??? BSHS/ 322- Professional, Ethical, and Legal Issues in Human Services
Prof. Theresa Edwards

The four elements of informed consent are competence, voluntariness, full information, and comprehension. In order to fully understand your rights you must possess the following criteria’s. If a person is not informed, they are unable to make a justified decision regarding their situation and therefore, can be misled and potentially make a determination that is not fully based on facts.
The Kids in Crisis Agency takes confidentiality very serious and is a vital part of the intake process for the residents and individuals who are to become employed here. Informed consent documents here imply that all information that is provided to the agency will remain confidential aside from certain specific guidelines. This is important because individuals who come to the agency, are in crisis for a variety of different reasons. There are things they may be interested in telling a clinician or crisis worker but want to ensure privacy. These documents make them feel secure in releasing that information. There are times however when confidentiality can and should be violated. When a person presents as a threat to themselves or others, this needs to be reported to the appropriate individuals. When a person discloses that they have been harmed or hurt, this needs to be reported. This is explained during any intake procedure and also explained to the individual at the moment they make any statements.
The Authorization of Disclosure form for Kids in Crisis is very straight to the point and easy to comprehend. It gives a start and end date, states that the client has the right to revoke disclosure at any time and describes why the disclosure is needed. In the Mass Immunization Clinic Encounter Form the disclosure is very informative and clear…...

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