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

Date: January 17, 2018

Time: 12:00PM - 02:00PM

You must be registered to participate!

*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