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Digital Seminar

Legal & Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Virginia


Faculty:
Patrick J. Hurd
Duration:
6 Hours 07 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Nov 20, 2014
Product Code:
POS060510
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Without the proper legal awareness needed to stay in compliance, you may face grave legal and financial consequences. This seminar will show you how to continue to help the people you’ve been trained to help while still protecting yourself from many legal pitfalls. If you attend only one seminar this year, make it this one.

Join attorney, Patrick J. Hurd, for an entertaining and enlightening recording and leave with a greater understanding of the latest Virginia laws as they relate to behavioral health. You will take home practical strategies to minimize and manage legal and ethical risks and you will learn how to immediately implement these risk-reducing strategies into your practice.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


Ethics

This self-study activity includes 6.25 hours of State Specific ethics instruction. Not all boards allow ethics credit for self-study products. If ethics is not specified within your licensing board’s approval statement below, please contact your board to determine the applicability and amount of ethics allowed.


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Legal, Ethical and Professional Development skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Psychologists

This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2020 - January 27, 2023. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.0 Ethics continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Format: Asynchronous distance learning. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Patrick J. Hurd Related seminars and products: 1


Patrick J. Hurd is managing principal of Hurd Law & Consulting, LLC. He serves as a lawyer and consultant to healthcare providers on a broad range of regulatory compliance, risk management, ethics and liability matters with a special emphasis on legal and ethical issues. He is a former CEO of a not-for-profit organization with two health centers providing reproductive health and family planning services to women, men and teens. Mr. Hurd also served as senior counsel in Healthcare Law for a national law firm, based in its Norfolk office and is a former director of risk management and in-house lawyer for a health system with a 170+ bed acute care hospital. He received his J.D. degree from George Washington University National Law Center and is licensed to practice law in Virginia and D.C.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

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Target Audience

Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Nurses, Marriage & Family Therapists, AODA Professionals, Health Information Managers, Medical Records Professionals, Attorneys

Objectives

  1. Establish practices for ensuring HIPAA compliance to protect client’s privacy and minimize risk of litigation.
  2. Designate the treatment provider’s responsibilities relating to mental health issues and duty to warn law in Virginia.
  3. Explore the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minor populations in Virginia with regard to age of consent, confidentiality and custody concerns.
  4. Develop policies on issues such as boundaries, seclusions and informed consent.
  5. Compare the different requirements for responding to police inquiries, subpoenas and court orders for mental health records.
  6. Differentiate between the processes for voluntary and involuntary commitment for treatment and determine the clinician’s role in each.

Outline

  • HIPAA/HI-TECH – Impact on Mental Health Providers
  • Confdentiality of Mental Health Records
  • The Duty to Warn in Virginia
  • Balancing the Rights of Minors and Parents
  • Professional Ethics & Boundary Issues
  • Responding to Police Inquiries, Attorney Questions, and Subpoenas
  • ECOs, TDOs, and Involuntary Commitments in Virginia

Reviews

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Overall:      4.4

Total Reviews: 44

Comments

Mary K

"This was a very thorough course. It was organized and done in way that was understandable. "

Russell J

"Enjoyed the course and found it to be very informative."

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