Pennsylvania Mental Health & The Law – RENEE H. MARTIN (Digital Seminar)
Firstly, 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. Secondly, keeping up-to-date is essential in order to protect your clients and yourself.
However, at this comprehensive one-day seminar you will gain an understanding of confidentiality, risk management, recent legislation and trends in mental health law in Pennsylvania, guardianship, commitment, practical legal options-and more, that will help you stay on top of issues that arise in everyday clinical situations.
Firstly, Privacy, Confidentiality and Disclosure of Mental Health Information in Pennsylvania
- Constitutional right to privacy and mental health information
- Inpatient and outpatient mental health services and the Mental Health Procedures Act – what survives HIPAA
- HIPAA as amended by the HITECH act and as a base line National Privacy, Confidentiality and Disclosure Code
- Informed Consent and the duty to explain the limits of confidentiality under state board regulations, including psychologists and recently enacted regulations for SW, MFT, and LPCs
- Balancing the rights of children, adolescents and parents; the Minor’s Consent Act as amended by Act 147; rights of adolescents to control the release of the record
Secondly, Special Issues
- Social media and devices: Legal and ethical considerations for agencies and private practitioners – policy considerations
- Shared legal custody and control of mental health information under Act 147 and the newly enacted Child Custody Law (Act 112 of 2010)
- Legal Guardianship
Thirdly, Discovery Demands, Law Suits, and Audits
- Professional licensure and privileged communications: Your legal and ethical duties as a private practitioner
- Subpoenas and court orders: Duty to respond
- Electronic discovery and implications for disclosure of mental health information and social media
- Responding to investigations and audits
However, HITECH Act and Breach Notification Rules
- Standards and enforcement penalties under the HITECH Act
- Who is covered and what is a “breach”?
- Who must be notified and how to notify?
Moreover, Legal Liabilities of the Professional
- Duty to Warn Issues\Professional Obligations and Standards
- Fraud & Abuse Issues
- Billing & Coding Errors
NLP online course
So what is NLP?
Firstly, NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Secondly neuro refers to your neurology;
Thirdly linguistic refers to language however, programming refers to how that neural language functions.
As a result,In other words, learning NLP is like learning the language of your own mind!
Moreover, NLP is the study of excellent communication–both with yourself, and with others.
It was developed by modeling excellent communicators and therapists who got results with their clients.
NLP is a set of tools and techniques, but it is so much more than that.
In conclusion, It is an attitude and a methodology of knowing how to achieve your goals and get results.
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