Upcoming Medical Conferences in BillingsSearch Criteria : United States of America Billings
Oct 29, 2018 | USD $229.99 | Billings, Montana
Montana Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Oct 29, 2018 at Red Lion Hotel Billings, Billings, Montana, United States of America. 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 to 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 Montana laws and regulations • Risk management strategies • How to avoid 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! Course Objectives: • Communicate how to avoid litigation dilemmas, licensing complaints and malpractice actions. • Explore the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minority populations in Montana with regard to the 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 Montana. • Articulate how risk management strategies regarding technology can keep client information secure and avoid violating HIPAA.