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Medical Conferences  >  Board Review Courses  >  Utah Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians (Jan 22, 2020)
Contact Hours : 6.3 | CE Hours : 6.25

Utah Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians (Jan 22, 2020)

Jan 22, 2020 12:00 AM-12:00 AM   |   Logan, Utah  United States of America
Organized by : PESI HealthCare
Specialties : Psychiatry
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Utah Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 22, 2020 at Riverwoods Conference Center, Logan, Utah, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit.

Target Audience:
• Counselors
• Social Workers
• Psychologists
• Case Managers
• Addiction Counselors
• Therapists
• Marriage & Family Therapists
• Nurses
• Other Mental Health Professionals

Course Description:
Join Susan Lewis, psychologist and attorney, for this must-attend seminar that will prepare you for litigation issues which can put your client, your license and your practice at risk. You will learn how to structure your practice to limit exposure of risk, as well as discover simple records, notes and actions that will protect you in the event of a complaint. Susan will provide you with the following take-home tools to minimize risk:
• Updates on HIPAA and Utah laws and regulations
• Risk management strategies
• How to minimize litigation dilemmas, complaints and malpractice actions
• Best practices in the professional relationship, informed consent and office policies
You will learn through problem-solving discussions that are representative of actual ethical decisions you encounter in your clinical practice. The blending of Susan’s experience as a lawyer, work within the court system and extensive clinical experience makes her a hands-on, knowledgeable instructor! This seminar will help prepare you for when and if you are faced with litigation.

• Communicate how to minimize litigation dilemmas, licensing complaints and malpractice actions.
• Describe the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minor populations in Utah with regard to age of consent, confidentiality and custody concerns.
• Communicate how an understanding of common boundary and dual relationship issues/dilemmas can help you maintain appropriate relationships with your clients.
• Recognize ethical challenges you should consider when responding to subpoenas that request disclosure of client records.
• Analyze the limits of confidentiality as it relates to duty to warn law in Utah.
• Articulate how risk management strategies regarding technology can keep client information secure and avoid violating HIPAA.

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Venue Address

Riverwoods Conference Center
615 Riverwood Pkwy
Logan, Utah, United States of America

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