Duty to Warn

In the event that the therapist reasonably believes that the client is a danger, physically or emotionally, to themselves or another person, consent is given for the therapist to warn the person in danger and to contact any person in a position to prevent harm to themselves or another person, including law enforcement and medical personnel. This authorization shall expire upon the termination of therapy.
By signing Informed Consent and Privacy Practices form, you acknowledged that you have the right to revoke this authorization in writing at any time to the extent the therapist has not taken action in reliance on this observation. You further acknowledge that even if you revoke this authorization, the use and disclosure of your protected health information could possibly still be permitted by law as indicated in the Notice of Privacy Practices section of this form. You acknowledge that you have been advised by the therapist of the potential of the re-disclosure of your protected health information by the authorized recipients and that it will no longer be protected by the federal Privacy Rule. You further acknowledge that the treatment provided to you by the therapist was conditioned on you providing this authorization.
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