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Documentation Challenges in Behavioral Health

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Deadline: August 29, 2018 | Date: August 30, 2018

Venue/Country: U.S.A

Updated: 2018-07-12 18:08:49 (GMT+9)

Call For Papers - CFP

Training Options Duration: 90 Minutes

Thursday, August 30, 2018 | 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

Overview: This webinar will provide participants with an overview and in-depth

examination of compelling documentation issues in behavioral health. Dr. Frederic Reamer will

explore high-risk ethical issues and practical strategies designed to protect clients and


The webinar will explore a series of documentation challenges and explore practical steps that

professionals can take to manage ethical issues skillfully and minimize risk. Key topics will


The content of documentation

Documentation wording

Credibility issues related to documentation

Accessing confidential records

Record retention

Responding to subpoenas

Managing records in integrated health settings

Dr. Reamer will discuss relevant ethical standards; statutes, regulations, and case law; and

national practice standards related to documentation. He will draw especially on his extensive

experience as an expert witness and ethics consultant in a large number of court cases and

licensing board cases throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Why should you Attend: Behavioral health professionals - including mental health counselors,

psychologists, social workers, psychiatrics, psychiatric nurses, and addictions counselors -

face complex documentation challenges that raise both ethical and risk-management issues. When

is it appropriate to be vague in a clinical note in order to protect clients? Should parents of

minor clients have a right to access clinicians' records? How should practitioners respond to

subpoenas that demand disclosure of records? Under what circumstances should clients have

access to their own records? These and other documentation issues require skilled professional


Areas Covered in the Session:

Documentation challenges in behavioral health: Compelling examples

Common documentation challenges: A typology

Documentation decision-making: Ethical and risk-management considerations

Documentation protocols to protect clients and practitioners, and prevent litigation and

licensing board complaints

Who Will Benefit:


Social Workers

Mental Health Counselors

Marriage and Family Therapists


Psychiatric Nurses

Speaker Profile

Frederic Reamer, Ph.D., is professor in the graduate program, School of Social Work, Rhode

Island College, where he has been on the faculty since 1983. He chaired the national task force

that wrote the code of ethics adopted by the National Association of Social Workers. Reamer is

the author of more than 20 books and 140 journal articles, encyclopedia entries, and book

chapters. He has been a social worker in correctional and mental health settings and

specializes in professional ethics. Reamer has been an expert witness and ethics consultant in

more than 100 court (litigation) cases and licensing board cases involving ethical and risk-

management issues. His books include Risk Management in Social Work: Preventing Professional

Malpractice, Liability, and Disciplinary Action (Columbia University Press); Boundary Issues

and Dual Relationships in the Human Services (Columbia University Press); Social Work Values

and Ethics (Columbia University Press); Ethical Standards in Social Work (NASW Press); and The

Social Work Ethics Audit: A Risk Management Tool (NASW Press), among others.

Price - $139

Contact Info:

Netzealous LLC - MentorHealth

Phone No: 1-800-385-1607

Fax: 302-288-6884



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