Chapter 2
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What does “undue influence” mean to me?

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  • Making an informed decision about behavioral health treatment or medications without “undue influence” means that the medical consenter is deciding based on what is best for the child, not because of pressure to consent to the medication or treatment.
  • For example, a decision should not be based on the child’s school insisting the child be put on medications before they can return to school.