On this website, I adhere to the
Any suggestions, advice, or information
pertaining to Child Psychology will be reported or authored
by Dr. Edward Johnson. If other Licensed Mental Health Providers
give advice or information, they will be clearly identified.
The information provided on
this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship
that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing
psychologist, physician, therapist, or other mental health provider.
Confidentiality of information relating
to individual clients and visitors, including their identity,
is respected by this website. Dr. Edward Johnson, or any other
visiting Psychologists offering information, consultation, or
advice through this site will meet or exceed the legal requirements
of mental health information privacy that apply in the State
of Colorado, where this site is authored and located.
When appropriate, information will
be supported by clear references to source data, and where possible,
will have specific HTML links to that data. The date when each
page was last modified will be clearly displayed at the bottom
of that page.
Claims related to benefits or performance
of specific treatments, commercial products, or services will
be supported by appropriate, balanced evidence in the manner
outlined in Number 4.
The Webmaster, WebGoddess1, will
give information and/or contact addresses pertaining to the
website in a clear and straightforward manner. She will also
display her E-mail address as firstname.lastname@example.org
throughout the site.
Financial support for this website
will be identified, including names of commercial and non-commercial
organizations that may contribute funding, services, or materials
for the site. Presently, fees collected for services through
Childpsych On-Line support
If advertising is a source of funding,
it will be clearly stated. Advertising and other promotional
material will be presented to viewers in a manner and context
that facilitates differentiation between it and content material
reported by Dr. Johnson. Presently, there is no advertising
or promotion for outside business concerns on this site.
American Psychological Association and
the National Association of School Psychologists
As a practicing Psychologist, I follow
respective Codes of Ethics of the American
Psychological Association and the National
Association of School Psychologists For more information
regarding ethical standards please visit each respective website.
Also, the Board of Psychologist Examiners for the State of Colorado
follows ethical standards as set forth by the American Psychological
As a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Colorado, I adhere to applicable State Laws governing my Practice. As such, I would like to provide the following information to all prospective clients.
The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies has the responsibility
of monitoring the practice of licensed psychologists, licensed
clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, licensed
marriage and family therapists, certified school psychologists,
and unlicensed individuals who practice psychotherapy. In addition,
Colorado law requires that all psychotherapists provide their
clients with the following information. Please read this information
Any concerns or complaints about Dr. Edward Johnson's professional
practice should be directed to:
of Regulatory Agencies
State Grievance Board
1560 Broadway, Suite 1370
Denver, CO 80202
I am recognized (Registrant #50128) by the National Register of
Health Service Providers in Psychology since 2001. The Colorado
State Board of Psychologist Examiners has also licensed me as
a Psychologist (#1678) since 1993. I am licensed as a School Psychologist
(#0027888) by the Colorado Department of Education since 1991.
My degrees/diplomas include:
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology,
1991, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational
(School) Psychology, 1990, Arizona State University.
Educational Specialist (School
Psychology), 1981, Idaho State University.
Master of Education, 1978, University
Bachelor of Arts, 1974, University
In the State of Colorado, mental health clients are entitled
to receive detailed information regarding their services. Specifically,
You are entitled
to receive information from me about my methods, the
techniques I use, and my fee structure.
You can seek a second
opinion from another psychologist or terminate services
at any time.
In a professional
relationship, sexual intimacy between a psychologist and a
client is never appropriate. If sexual intimacy
occurs, it should be reported to the State Grievance Board
is another important area governed by State Regulations. Generally,
important information that you, or your child, reveal during
therapy, consultation, or assessment will not be disclosed
to others, unless you give written consent. However, Colorado
law does specify exceptions to your right of total confidentiality.
Licensed Psychologists are permitted, and often required,
to disclose information in cases of child abuse or neglect;
in situations that involve a threat of harm to self or others;
in the event that a client becomes gravely disabled; or when
your written permission is given to release information to
Moreover, in Colorado, adolescents
are entitled to privileged communication when they reach the
age of 14. Therefore, in working with individuals age 14 or
over, psychologists are not obligated to reveal confidential
information to parents or other individuals without written
permission, subject to the same exceptions listed above. For
children below the age of 14 the parent holds the privilege.
These circumstances are listed in Colorado Statutes (see section
12-43-218, C.R.S., in particular). If any of these situations
should arise, I will discuss all applicable legal requirements
and Security Statement
I recognize the importance of protecting personal information.
I am committed
to protecting your privacy online. I use reasonable technical
safeguards to ensure that your personal information is secure
This website does
not collect personally identifiable information about you
except when you knowingly provide it. No data files or "cookies"
will be placed in your computer from this website.
online will only be used in ways described in this Privacy
and Security Statement. In the future, site visitors may
have the opportunity to be on a mailing list and receive
updated news. At that time, you will have the option of
providing additional information.
This site contains
links to other websites. ChildPsych.net
is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content
of those sites. If you have concerns about how other websites
collect information about you, please make sure to read
On this site,
children have the opportunity to ask Dr. Johnson questions
and get feedback. Information is provided to a child under
the age of 14 with the permission of that child's parent
or legal guardian.
If you have questions about this Privacy and Security Statement
or the practices of this website, please contact: Dr. Edward
Johnson, Rose Medical Center, 4500 E. Ninth Avenue, Suite 660,
Denver, CO 80220, 303-514-5455 (phone), 303-831-8408 (fax),
or send e-mail to DrJohnson@childpsych.net.
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Ph.D. Last modified:
September 16, 2002
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