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Recent Legal Ruling Affecting GA Clinicians

A recent update from Howard Gold, JD, MSW noted the following with regard to Privileged Communication and DFACS: "There is a waiver of privilege that exists in juvenile court for therapists to testify at a dependent child adjudication hearing, and that a therapist can be mandated to testify at that hearing without a written release from the legal custodian of the child." For full information on this topic, contact Howard at the following email address and asked to be placed upon his distribution list: