This package includes the following forms, which no clinician should practice without:
Form #1: Office Policies & Informed Consent: This form must be read and signed before or at the beginning of the very first session. Practicing without this form may be an ethical violation and may put you below the standard of care.
Form #2: Biographical Questionnaire: Have your client fill out this three-page questionnaire before the first session. You need this information in your clients' clinical files.
Form #5: Initial Assessment - After the first session: This simple two page form includes a mental status exam, DX or focus of treatment, and basic treatment plan. It is proof that you know what and how you treat your clients.
Form #16: Authorization to Release Information: You should never release info before your clients sign this form (unless it is required by the law).
Form #22: Termination Summary: This basic form must be filled out and placed in the clinical file for each client that you have terminated with.
Form #42 and 43: Treatment Plan: A simple to fill out, two page form, articulating your DX impressions or focus of treatment, identifying short and long term goals, and outlining the type of intervention you intend to use.
Form #51: Professional Will: Prepare for the unexpected and unavoidable. It is unethical to practice without such a will and can cause major problems to your beloved ones and your estate.