Irreconcilable Conflict Between Therapeutic and Forensic Roles

  title={Irreconcilable Conflict Between Therapeutic and Forensic Roles},
  author={Stuart A. Greenberg and Daniel W 0 Shuman},
Despite being contrary to good patient care and existing clinical and forensic practice guidelines, some therapists nevertheless engage in dual clinical and forensic roles. Perhaps because an injured litigant seeking treatment is required to engage in two distinct roles (litigant and patient), care providers may be tempted to meet both sets of that person's needs. Through the presentation of 10 principles that underlie why combining these roles is conflicting and problematical, the authors… CONTINUE READING
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