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There are many complexities surrounding the consent laws for the treatment of minors. CAMFT Staff Attorney Luke Martin, MBA, JD, reviews the relevant legal terminology with examples, paying special attention to who is eligible to consent for a minor’s therapeutic services, while keeping the clinical perspective in mind.

When Treating Minors 12 years of age or older, consent does not automatically equal authorization to release confidential medical information

Consent for the Treatment of Minors: Caregiver Authorization