Daniel Taube, JD, PhD
The Patriot Act and Mental Health Professionals ~ Web Lecture ~ 1.5 Hrs
The Patriot Act was renewed by President Bush in March, 2006. The original Patriot Act was enacted shortly after 9-11 and it immediately raised concerns that enabling the FBI to make special requests for vaguely defined "business records" could be interpreted as allowing access to medical or mental health records
Lobbying efforts were made by the APA and others to strengthen protection of medical and mental health records
Were they successful?
Find out from Dan Taube, a psychologist with a law degree, and a record of teaching and publication on issues of privacy and confidentiality.
Daniel Taube, PhD, JD, is an associate professor at Alliant International University, specializing in family and child clinical, legal and ethical issues. He is Chair of the Institutional Review Board and Coordinator of the Forensic Family Child track.
Dr. Taube’s areas of interest include ethical and legal issues in professional practice and research, and prevention and intervention into child maltreatment. He consults regularly with mental health professionals and attorneys regarding ethics and standards of care in professional practice, and has published research and commentary on such issues.