Webinars


Standard: $49.00
Members: $29.00

Sessions

Ethical Issues Related to the Practice of Online Clinical Supervision

Jun 1, 2019 11:17am ‐ Jun 30, 2019 11:17am

Identification: WEBA19001

Credits: None available.

Ethical Issues Related to the Practice of Online Clinical Supervision

Learning objectives:

  • Name one advanced technology used to facilitate the intervention of clinical supervision.
  • Differentiate the concept of ethics from laws, particularly when discussing the use of technology in clinical supervision.
  • Name two overarching responsibilities for counseling supervisors when using technology in clinical supervision.
  • Review and become more familiar with sections from the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics which related to Technology-Assisted Distance Supervision.


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Speaker(s):
Tags: Webinar ethics
Standard: $49.00
Members: $29.00

The Counselor as Expert Witness or Witness of Fact

Sep 19, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Sep 19, 2018 1:00pm

Identification: WEBA18008

Credits: None available.

Pricing
Member:  $29.00
Non-Member:   $49.00

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate*

Medical and mental health professionals are increasingly being called into court to testify. The ethical conflict these situations create can be difficult to navigate while also in a treatment relationship. In this webinar, participants will learn how to work with their attorneys to navigate these difficult situations ethically, and legally.

Learning Objectives:
In this webinar participants will:

  1. Learn the difference between the terms “expert witness” and “fact witness.”
  2. Understand some of the major differences between criminal and civil law proceedings and how they are relevant to counselors and other mental health professionals.
  3. Learn how to handle subpoenas in civil vs. criminal actions and what to do when served with a search warrant in a criminal case and/or when an investigator shows up, demanding information.

Available CE Credits:
1.00 – Clock Hour
1.00 – NBCC
1.00 – CRCC
1.00 – New York
1.00 - Ohio

Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • John P. Duggan, EdD, LPC, LCPC, Manager, Professional Development , American Counseling Association
Tags: Webinar
Standard: $29.00

Private Practice: The Ethics and HIPAA of Technology

Aug 15, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Aug 15, 2018 1:00pm

Identification: WEBA18007

Credits: None available.

Pricing
Member:  $29.00
Non-Member:   $49.00

Technology offers new and efficient tools to help practitioners work with clients. Whether you’re opening new channels of communication, seeking to understand client interactions, or providing services entirely online, technology is now integral to professional counseling. As professional counselors and educators use more and newer technology, it's important to understand standards of practice, ethical and legal implications. In this webinar, Counseling Today’s Tech Tutor, Rob Reinhardt, gives an update on prominent technologies - including email, texting, and distance counselor (telehealth). Learn how the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics and laws, such as HIPAA.

Learning Objectives:
In this webinar participants will:

  • 1) Understand how HIPAA and technology affect one another.
  • 2) Learn best-practice tips to remain HIPAA compliant while using technology in a practice.
  • 3) Review HIPAA standards and legal implications.

Available CE Credits:
1.00 – Clock Hour 
1.00 – Ethics Hour 
1.00 – NBCC
1.00 – CRCC
1.00 - Ohio

Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • John P. Duggan, EdD, LPC, LCPC, Manager, Professional Development , American Counseling Association
Tags: Webinar
Standard: $49.00
Members: $29.00

Private Practice: Preparing for Retirement, Disability or Death

Jul 18, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jul 18, 2018 1:00pm

Identification: WEBA18006

Credits: None available.

Pricing
Member:  $29.00
Non-Member:   $49.00

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate*

Client confidentiality laws mean that closing a practice, even temporarily, comes with certain rules and restrictions. In this webinar, counselors will learn how to create an emergency closure plan that meets those confidentiality laws and protects clients and counselors.

Learning Objectives:
In this webinar participants will:

  1. Understand the importance of preparing for the unexpected: severe illness, disability, death or other sudden professional practice closure.
  2. Learn crucial steps in closing a practice, whether expected (e.g., retirement or job change) or unexpected, including considerations in appointing a records custodian, notice to clients, etc.
  3. Resources for planning for the future, for counselors and mental health professionals of any age and any stage of professional life.

Available CE Credits:
1.00 – Clock Hour 
1.00 – NBCC
1.00 – CRCC
1.00 – New York
1.00 - Ohio

Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • John P. Duggan, EdD, LPC, LCPC, Manager, Professional Development , American Counseling Association
Tags: Webinar
Standard: $29.00

Counselor Risk Management: Counselors and Technology – A Two-Edged Sword

Jun 27, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jun 27, 2018 1:00pm

Identification: WEBL18005

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate*

Technology is designed to make many aspects of running a practice easier and smoother, however, all technology comes with a risk. In this webinar, attorney Anne Marie “Nancy” Wheeler discusses a variety of risks to using technology in your practice and ways to keep your practice safe.

Learning Objectives:
In this webinar participants will:

  • 1) discuss the risks associated with using technology in your practice.
  • 2) review ways to address ethical and legal issues around technology.
  • 3) hear examples of possible technology and HIPAA compliance issues.

Available CE Credits:
1.00 – Clock Hour 
1.00 – NBCC
1.00 – CRCC
1.00 – New York
1.00 - Ohio

Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • John P. Duggan, EdD, LPC, LCPC, Manager, Professional Development , American Counseling Association
Tags: Webinar
Standard: $49.00
Members: $29.00

Private Practice: Choosing a Best-Fit EHR

May 16, 2018 12:00pm ‐ May 16, 2018 1:00pm

Identification: WEBA18004

Credits: None available.

Pricing
Member:  $29.00
Non-Member:   $49.00

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate*

Counselors use Electronic Health Records (EHR) in order to improve their practices, satisfy insurance and meet regulatory requirements. Choosing a "good fit" EHR can be a daunting task, yet learning about EHR options can reduce troublesome challenges. In this webinar, Counseling Today’s Tech Tutor, Rob Reinhardt, explains how counselors can select electronic practice management resources to meet the unique needs of their practice and how to avoid costly mistakes.

Learning Objectives:
In this webinar, participants will:

  • gain an understanding of the basic criteria to look for in selecting an EHR.
  • gain an understanding of the multiple facets to consider when selecting an EHR, including business, clinical, credit card compliance and reporting/HIE needs.
  • learn how to approach the EHR decision making process in an effective manner.

Available CE Credits:
1.00 – Clock Hour 
1.00 – NBCC
1.00 – CRCC
1.00 – New York
1.00 - Ohio

Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • John P. Duggan, EdD, LPC, LCPC, Manager, Professional Development , American Counseling Association
Tags: Webinar
Members: $29.00
Standard: $49.00

Private Practice: Managing Your Business

Apr 1, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Apr 30, 2018 1:00pm

Identification: WEBA18002

Credits: None available.

Pricing
Member:  $29.00
Non-Member:   $49.00

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

In this third webinar of the Private Practice series, Dr. Legge discusses ways to keep your business running smoothly. Topic such as billing, coding, note keeping, and HIPAA requirements are reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

In this webinar participants will:

  1. Learn how to set professional fees.
  2. discover how to work with third-party payers.
  3. Learn how to successfully transition from an insurance model to a self-pay model.

Available CE Credits:
1.00 – Clock Hour 
1.00 – NBCC
1.00 – CRCC
1.00 – New York
1.00 - Ohio

Speaker(s):
  • John P. Duggan, EdD, LPC, LCPC, Manager, Professional Development , American Counseling Association
  • Deb Legge, PhD
Tags: Webinar
Standard: $49.00
Members: $29.00

Using the DSM-5 in Clinical Practice

Mar 21, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Mar 21, 2018 1:00pm

Identification: WEBA18003

Credits: None available.

Pricing
Member:  $29.00
Non-Member:   $49.00

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate*

In this webinar, Dr. Dailey reviews updates to the DSM-5 and how the ICD-9 and ICD-10 are represented in the new book. Participants will learn the history behind the updates, and then see examples of the new codes and learn how to accurately choose the correct codes for clients.

Learning Objectives:
In this webinar participants will:

  • Understand why the DSM-5 relies on a biological model rather than a medical model
  • Learn ways to avoid errors in diagnosis and documentation
  • See what is new to the DSM-5 that is not in previous editions

Available CE Credits:
1.00 – Clock Hour 
1.00 – NBCC
1.00 – CRCC
1.00 – New York
1.00 - Ohio

Speaker(s):
  • Stephanie F. Dailey, EdD, Assistant Professor of Counselor, Hood College
  • John P. Duggan, EdD, LPC, LCPC, Manager, Professional Development , American Counseling Association
Tags: Webinar
Standard: $49.00
Members: $29.00

Counselor Risk Management: What you Didn’t Learn in Grad School That Could Lead to a Lawsuit or Licensure Board Complaint

Jan 17, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jan 17, 2018 2:00pm

Identification: WEBA18001

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

This webinar will provide counselors with tips on handling dilemmas they may not have learned or encountered in their graduate school ethics courses or practicum.  It will provide real-life tips on avoiding malpractice and licensure board complaints. Topics will include: use of a decision-making model; HIPAA/HITECH breach notification; custody concerns; ADA requirements; fraud; hiring counselors as independent contractors vs. employees; practice closure; and consultation/documentation.

Learning Objectives:

In this webinar participants will:

  1. Review the key concepts of compliance laws, such as HIPAA and HITECH
  2. Learn how ethics and law intersect with counselor practice
  3. Review business practices, record keeping practices and other issues related to managing a counseling practice

Speaker(s):
Tags: Webinar
Standard: $79.00
Members: $49.00

Private Practice: Building Your Brand

Dec 13, 2017 12:00pm ‐ Dec 13, 2017 1:00pm

Identification: WEBA17007

Credits: None available.

*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate

Understanding your brand is the first step towards building a successful private practice. Dr. Deb Legge explains the concept of brand and how it relates to the counseling practice. She discusses ways to discover and define your brand, then put it into practice.

Learning Objectives:

In this webinar participants will:

  1. Understand the term “brand” and what it means to their business
  2. Discover ways to define and refine a counselor’s brand
  3. Learn strategies for effectively and efficiently marketing their brand

Speaker(s):
  • Deb Legge, PhD
  • John P. Duggan, EdD, LPC, LCPC, Manager, Professional Development , American Counseling Association
Tags: Webinar
Standard: $49.00
Members: $29.00
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