Respond to requests for client records

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1A, T6.  Respond to requests for records by adhering to applicable laws and regulations to protect client’s rights and/or safety.

K10. Knowledge of laws pertaining to client’s access to treatment records.

K11. Knowledge of laws pertaining to the release of client records to other individuals, professionals, or third parties.

Q: Why would a client request access to their records?

Q: Are they seeing every bit of detail that was recorded?  Is there a distinction regarding treatment records?

Q: Would the client understand the context of the note-taking?

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