Mental Health Bill of Rights - eSignature


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Minnesota CarePartner Mental Health Bill of Rights

 

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As a Minnesota CarePartner client, you have a right to:

  • Receive respectful treatment
  • Refuse treatment or a particular intervention strategy
  • Ask questions at any time
  • Know-how available the counselor is to see you or what the waiting period is
  • Have full information about fees, method of payment, and insurance reimbursement
  • Have full information regarding the counselor's qualifications to practice, including licensure or registration, training, and experience
  • Have full information regarding the counselor's areas of specialization and limitations
  • Have full information about the counselor's therapeutic orientation and any technique which is routinely used
  • Have full information regarding your diagnosis if your counselor uses one
  • Choose a counselor with whom you feel you can work
  • Experience a safe setting, free from physical, sexual, or emotional abuse
  • Agree to a written contract of counseling goals and treatment plan
  • Request that the therapist evaluate the progress of counseling
  • The right to be allowed access to records and written information from records in accordance with the State of Minnesota Statutes, section 144.335
  • Require the therapist to send a report regarding your therapy with your written authorization
  • Confidentiality regarding records and transactions, unless you have signed and authorized, in writing, a release of records, or as otherwise required by law
  • Information regarding other services that may be available in the community and the freedom to change the provider of service
  • Coordinated transfer when there has been a change in provider of services
  • To assert the client's rights without retaliation
  • Complaints can be made to:
    • Minnesota Board of Social Work 612-617-2100
    • Office of Ombudsman (BHP referrals), 612-296-0382 or 800-657-5391
    • United States Department of Health and Human Services, 877-696-6775

As a recipient of services from a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, you have a right:

  1. to expect that a therapist has met the minimal qualifications of education, training, and experience required by state law;
  2. to examine public records maintained by the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy that contain the credentials of a therapist;
  3. to report complaints to the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy;
  4. to be informed of the cost of professional services before receiving the services;
  5. to privacy as defined and limited by rule and law;
  6. to be free from being the object of unlawful discrimination while receiving services;
  7. to have access to their records as provided in Minnesota Statutes, sections 144.291 to144.298, except as otherwise provided by law or prior written agreement;
  8. and to be free from exploitation for the benefit or advantage of a therapist.

As a recipient of services from a licensee of the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, you have a right to:

  1. expect that the provider meets the minimum qualifications of training and experience required by state law;
  2. examine public records maintained by the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy that contain the credentials of the provider;
  3. report complaints to the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy;
  4. be informed of the cost of professional services before receiving the services;
  5. privacy as defined and limited by law and rule;
  6. be free from being the object of unlawful discrimination while receiving counseling services;
  7. have access to their records as provided in sections 144.92 and 148F.135, subdivision 1, except as otherwise provided by law;
  8. be free from exploitation for the benefit or advantage of the provider;
  9. terminate services at any time, except as otherwise provided by law or court order;
  10. know the intended recipients of assessment results;
  11. withdraw consent to release assessment results, unless the right is prohibited by law or court order or was waived by prior written agreement;
  12. a nontechnical description of assessment procedures; and
  13. a non-technical explanation and interpretation of assessment results, unless this right is prohibited by law or court order or was waived by prior written agreement.

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  I have read and understand the Mental Health Bill of Rights

 

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