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Aug 20, 2020 | Contact Hours 6 | USD $249.99 | Cromwell, Connecticut
Connecticut Mental Health & The Law - 2020 is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Aug 20, 2020 at Courtyard by Marriott Hartford Cromwell, Cromwell, Connecticut, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / 6.0 continuing education credit hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Marriage and Family Therapists • Psychologists • Risk Managers • Addiction Professionals • Case Managers • Nurses Course Description: As a mental health professional, you not only deal with critical clinical matters with your clients – you must also stay up-to-date on seemingly ever-changing laws and procedures. Keeping up-to-date is essential in order to protect your clients and yourself. At this comprehensive one-day seminar you will gain an understanding of clinical and legal aspects of assessment of risk, confidentiality/privacy of mental health records under federal and state law; the impact of laws on mental health parity; the Connecticut Patients’ Bill of Rights; and much more, that will help you stay on top of issues that arise in everyday clinical situations. Objectives: • Outline the thresholds and procedures for involuntary admission for psychiatric treatment. • Analyze duty to warn and duty to protect under Connecticut law. • Distinguish the requirements for authorization for release of information under Connecticut law and HIPAA. • Discuss state and federal laws related to mental health parity. • Communicate the basis of the Connecticut Patients’ Bill of Rights as it relates to people with psychiatric disabilities. • Articulate the powers, duties and limits of a conservator and their implications related to client care. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.