What Is an RN's Responsibility in Obtaining Informed Consent?

Answer RNs are required to obtain informed consent from all patients. Informed consent allows the patient to make choices about his well-being and treatment options based upon full disclosure of medical t... Read More »

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How to Create an Informed Consent Document for Forensic Assessment in a Child Custody Case?

Informed consent refers to the legal standard in psychology practices by which a signed document verifies that the client is willingly submitting to the assessment, in this instance in a child cust... Read More »

Why can women have an abortion without the father's consent BUT consent is needed for adoption?

I'm no lawyer but I would guess that until the baby is born the mothers rights are the most important in law, so she gets to decide what procedures she wants to go through. Once the baby is born t... Read More »

Can a mother give consent for her child to have a sex change without the father's consent?

In Florida do both parents have to consent to psychological treatment of a minor or can only one parent consent?

It might be helpful for you to contact the Child Protective Services in your home state. That would at least give you a start.