Thursday, April 23rd 2020

8:15 AM

presented by Medical Advocacy and Outreach & MAO Behavioral Health

Alabama Industrial Development and Training (AIDT) Center
One Technology Court (parking and enter through 15 Technology Court) Montgomery, Alabama 36116

Thursday, April 23, 2020

8:15 – 8:45 AM Sign In
8:45 – 4:00 PM Training

(5.5 contact hours)

$70 per person (includes lunch, training materials, and contact hours certificate)

Partial credit will not be offered. Additional instructions associated with confirmation of credit may be provided onsite.


Training Topics & Presenters:

  • Mandatory Reporting Procedures: Child and Adult Protective Services
    Jenny Story, LICSW, Assistant Director, Family and Child Services, Montgomery County Department of Human Resources

  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment for Justice Involved Individuals
    Bruce Kimble, LPC-S, Drug Treatment Program Supervisor, Alabama Department of Corrections

  • HIPAA Considerations and Care Coordination for Individuals with HIV and STI’s
    Sancha Howard, JD, Assistant General Counsel and Pam Kendri ck, CHPC, HIPAA Privacy Officer, Alabama Department of Public Health – Office of the General Counsel
  • Avoiding Professional and Ethical Dilemmas When Serving LGBTQ Youth
    Scott Holmes, PsyD., LPC, Statewide Treatment Coordinator, Institutional Services- Behavioral Health – Alabama Department of Youth Services

  • Practical Applications in Ethical Decision Making
    William Kennedy, LICSW, State Social Work Director, Office of Clinical Management and Practice, Alabama Department of Public Health

Bonus Training Highlights:

  • Telebehavioral Health: Risk Management Practices
    – Elana Merriweather, BC-TMH Provider, Director of Behavioral Health, Medical Advocacy &  Outreach

  • Social Media Practices: Posting and Tweeting
    – Presenters will address social media within the context of their respective topics.

In order to support distancing guidelines to prevent COVID-19 transmission, the capacity for this training has been capped at 40 participants. Consider the do10 Fight the Flu Guidelines.


Use our secure Flipcause registration system by clicking on the Register button!


Training Objectives:

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Explain child and adult reporting procedures for neglect, abuse and exploitation
  • Address common legal issues occurring with adult offenders with substance use disorders in the criminal justice system
  • Avoid unintentional HIPAA violations when working with patients/clients who are impacted by HIV, substance misuse and mental health disorders
  • Identify the do’s and don’t’s of posting and tweeting in the helping profession
  • Self-assess how personal beliefs impact professional services to youth who identify as LGBTQ
  • Describe how the ethical decision making model is used to address trending issues is public health and behavioral health