Product Detail

Legal Issues in Behavioral Health in Virginia: Legal & Ethical Considerations
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording (6 hours, 6 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
PATRICK J HURD, JD
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
11/20/2014
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV060510
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
Author

PATRICK J HURD, JD

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.

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Patrick J. Hurd has an employment relationship with LeClairRyan He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Patrick J. Hurd has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

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.

Certificates of Successful Completion may be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. 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 professions standards.


Ethics
This self-study course 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
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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
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Marriage & Family Therapists
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Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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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 and the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. American Psychological Association credits are not available.


Social Workers
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Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
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Audience
Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Nurses, Marriage & Family Therapists, AODA Professionals, Health Information Managers, Medical Records Professionals, Attorneys