Parent and Child Rights and Relationships

ORS 109.680
Disclosure without minor’s consent

  • civil immunity


A physician, physician assistant, psychologist, nurse practitioner, clinical social worker licensed under ORS 675.530 (License), professional counselor or marriage and family therapist licensed by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists, naturopathic physician licensed under ORS chapter 685 or community mental health program described in ORS 109.675 (Right to diagnosis or treatment for mental or emotional disorder or chemical dependency without parental consent) may advise the parent or parents or legal guardian of a minor described in ORS 109.675 (Right to diagnosis or treatment for mental or emotional disorder or chemical dependency without parental consent) of the diagnosis or treatment whenever the disclosure is clinically appropriate and will serve the best interests of the minor’s treatment because the minor’s condition has deteriorated or the risk of a suicide attempt has become such that inpatient treatment is necessary, or the minor’s condition requires detoxification in a residential or acute care facility. If such disclosure is made, the physician, physician assistant, psychologist, nurse practitioner, clinical social worker licensed under ORS 675.530 (License), professional counselor or marriage and family therapist licensed by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists, naturopathic physician licensed under ORS chapter 685 or community mental health program shall not be subject to any civil liability for advising the parent, parents or legal guardian without the consent of the minor. [1985 c.525 §2; 1989 c.721 §48; 2009 c.442 §31; 2009 c.595 §72; 2013 c.178 §2; 2014 c.45 §14; 2017 c.356 §7]
Chapter 109

Law Review Citations

12 WLJ 569-589 (1976)


Source

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