"Help Me, Obi-Wan Kenobi; You're My Only Hope": Ethics Guidelines for Representing Disabled Minors (from "'Much to Learn, You Still Have...' Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Adolescents in the Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice and School System," March 2011)
This chapter addresses the following questions: What limits, if any, are there on disclosing the contents of your clientâ€™s mental health evaluation with your client? With your clientâ€™s family? With others? How is the attorney-client relationship impacted if your client is diagnosed with a disability? How do you communicate more effectively with a client with disabilities?