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Audio-visual recording of interviews with
patients and their families is now commonly used in child
This report presents guidelines that address
all forms of recording, storage and transmission of audio-visual
recording within child mental health practice, regardless of
whether or not the recording forms part of the clinical record.
The report outlines the procedures involved in
audio-visual recording including ensuring confidentiality and
obtaining consent. It provides guidance for all child and
adolescent psychiatrists, and all other professionals in CAMHS, who
are involved in the making and subsequent use of audio-visual
This report replaces CR167, of the same title
which was published in year 2011 (which in turn replaced CR79.
Guidance for the Use of Video Recording in Child Psychiatric
Practice, from the year 2000).
- Purpose of audio-visual recording
- Making the recording
- Storage of audio-visual recordings
- Copyright/ownership of audio-visual