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Summary:

If a health care provider determines that the disclosure of medical information concerning the diagnosis and treatment of a mental health condition of a minor is reasonably necessary for the purpose of coordinating the treatment and care of the minor, that information may be disclosed to a county social worker, probation officer, or any other person who is legally authorized to have custody or care of the minor. The information shall not be further disclosed by the recipient unless the disclosure is for the purpose of coordinating mental health services and treatment of the minor and the disclosure is authorized by law.

Summary:

The CMIA does not apply to certain mental health and drug abuse treatment records, as enumerated in the section. These other California and federal laws control the disclosure and use of confidential medical information, and prevail over the general provisions of the CMIA.

Summary:

If a governing board has reason to believe that a certificated school employee suffers from mental illness impeding the performance of duties, the board may suspend or transfer the employee.  In certain circumstances, a panel of mental health professionals shall examine the employee for fitness to discharge the job. The employee may have a personal doctor submit a report to the panel, as well.  The panel has 10 days to submit a written report on the examination to the governing board, with a copy supplied to the employee upon request.  If a majority of the panel determine that the employee should be permitted to return to work, the written report shall not be retained.

Summary:

If a governing board has reason to believe that a certificated school employee suffers from mental illness impeding the performance of duties, the board may suspend or transfer the employee.  In certain circumstances, a panel of mental health professionals shall examine the employee for fitness to discharge the job. The employee may have a personal doctor submit a report to the panel, as well.  The panel has 10 days to submit a written report on the examination to the governing board, with a copy supplied to the employee upon request.  If a majority of the panel determine that the employee should be permitted to return to work, the written report shall not be retained.

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The child's counsel is charged with the representation of the child's best interests and is to gather facts and present those facts to the court. The child's counsel shall have the right to access to the child's medical, dental, mental health, and other health care records, and the right to interview, caretakers, health care providers, mental health professionals, and anyone who has assessed the child or provided care to the child. The release of this information to counsel shall not constitute a waiver of the confidentiality of the reports.

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The mental health treatment or counseling of a minor authorized by this law shall include involvement of the minor's parent or guardian unless, in the opinion of the professional person who is treating or counseling the minor, the involvement would be inappropriate. The professional person shall state in the client record whether and when the person attempted to contact the minor's parent or guardian, and whether the attempt to contact was successful or unsuccessful, or the reason why it would be inappropriate to contact the minor's parent or guardian.

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An application for a domestic violence victim compensation claim may not be denied solely because no police report was made by the victim. Factors evidencing that a domestic violence crime has occurred may include medical records documenting injuries and mental health records.

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After the coroner's investigation or inquest has terminated, the court shall order the records of confidential communications of deceased person to be sealed as necessary to protect the confidentiality of the decedent's medical or mental health information

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Courts may destroy mental health records 30 years after proceedings under the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act and Lanterman-Petris-Short Act.

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Mental health care patients discharged from a facility, and the patient's conservator, guardian, or other legally authorized representative, shall receive an aftercare plan. Plan must include nature of illness and medication. Patient can designate another person to receive copy of plan.

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