Legal & Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health: Clinical Practices & Considerations
Published: May 12, 2022
presented by MAO Behavioral Health & Medical Advocacy and Outreach
LIVE, IN-PERSON TRAINING
Thursday, June 9, 2022
8:45 AM – 4 PM CST – 5.50 CONTACT HOURS POSSIBLE
Montgomery County Health Department
3060 Mobile Highway, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
$75 per person (includes lunch, associated course materials and Certificate of Completion with contact hours)
$25 per person for higher education students (requires uploading a image copy of a valid student id)
Language accessibility assistance may be possible.
Clarify accommodation need during registration.
REGISTRATION ENDS ON 6/3/22 CST
Refund Policy: Registration fees are nonrefundable. MAO does retain the right to consider each situation on a case by case basis entirely.
Individual certificates of completion will be issued to participants who successfully participated in the full day of training at the close of the day following the submission of their evaluation survey. Partial credit will not be offered! Additional instructions associated with confirmation of credit may be provided at the time of training.
At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:
-Provide updates from the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling (ABEC) on clinical and ethical practice issues that have impacted Alabama therapists in the last 24 months
-Explain the ADA perspective on the use of service animals in clinical practice and community workplace settings
-Discuss the legal impact of protected health information breaches when working with people who are diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections and other communicable diseases
-Discuss ethical and cultural considerations for substance abuse professionals in treatment settings
-Provide recent updates on common ethical issues and service coordination identified by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners.
A DETAILED AGENDA WILL BE
PROVIDED IN ADVANCE OF TRAINING
Featured Topics & Presenters:
ABEC Considerations: Ethical Trends in the Counseling Profession
Cindy Edgar, Assistant Director, Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling
Legal & ADA Considerations: Service Animals in Clinical Settings
Graham L. Sisson, Jr., JD, Ph.D, Executive Director, General Counsel & ADA Coordinator Governor’s Office on Disabilities (GOOD) & Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
Legal Implications for HIV, STI’s & PHI Breach of Confidentiality
Steve Rygiel, JD, Director of Legal Services, Birmingham AIDS Outreach
Ethical & Cultural Considerations for Substance Abuse Professionals
Denice Morris, MS, M.Ed., ADC, Program Manager, Alabama Department of Mental Health
Social Service Considerations: Ethical Trends in Clinical Practice & Care Coordination
A. Kai Mumpfield, LICSW, PIP, Chair, District 2, Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners; Instructor, Director of Field Education, MSW Coordinator, Alabama State University
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For questions regarding Continuing Education, please email ContinuingEducation@maoi.org.
Contact Hours/Credit Statement (s): This activity is approved for up to 5.50 contact hours for counselors and social workers.
Counselors: Medical Advocacy & Outreach (MAO) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6882. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Social Workers: Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO) has been approved by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners as a provider of Continuing Education for social workers, Provider No. 0134. Exp. 3/31/2023.
Conflict of interest: There is no conflict of interest for anyone in a position to control content for this activity.
Joint Providers: This activity is provided independently by MAO.
Instructions for Claiming Continuing Education Credit:
To receive credit, learners must complete the requirements listed here.
1. Complete the registration process using full and accurate information, including your license number, if applicable, and your full name as it should appear on your CE records.
2. Remain in attendance for the duration of the training day. Partial session credit will not be offered. Learners who join a session more than ten minutes late may not be eligible to claim CE credit.
3. Respond to the post training evaluation survey provided at the end of the training day.
Continuing education contact hours certificates will be provided at the end of the day to all attendees who successfully complete the requirements listed.