Legal & Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health 2022
Professional Development for Social Workers, Counselors & Care Professional
Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health: Clinical Practices and Considerations
presented by MAO Behavioral Health & Medical Advocacy and Outreach
Thursday, June 9, 2022
8:45 AM – 4 PM - UP TO 5.50 CONTACT HOURS POSSIBLE
Individual certificates of completion will be issued for each participant. Partial credit will not be offered! Additional instructions associated with confirmation of credit may be provided at the time of training.
Montgomery County Health Department
3060 Mobile Highway, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
$75 per person (includes lunch, associated course materials and Certificate (s) of Completion with contact hours)
$25 per person for higher education students (requires uploading a image copy of a valid student id)
REGISTRATION OFFICIALLY ENDS ON 6/3/22.
Refund Policy: Registration fees are nonrefundable. MAO does retain the right to consider each situation on a case by case basis entirely.
Language accessibility assistance may be possible. Clarify accommodation need during registration.
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
DETAILED AGENDA WILL BE PROVIDED PRIOR TO TRAINING / AGENDA DETAILS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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
Shalunda Sherrod, DSW, LICSW, PIP, District 5 Representative, Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners; Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Social Work, Oakwood University (REVISED PRESENTER)
Should you experience difficulty with the online registration process email [email protected].
For questions regarding Continuing Education, please email [email protected].
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. Participate in the full duration of the training. Partial credit will not be offered. Learners who arrive more than ten minutes late may not be eligible to claim CE credit for the training.
3. Respond to the post event survey when presented at the close of the training day.
Continuing education contact hours certificates will be provided to attendees prior to their departure on the day of training, subject to the submission of their evaluation.
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