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Exploring Privacy and Confidentiality... Gray Areas!

This program is not offered to psychologists for CE credit.

Steps to receive a Continuing Education Certificate for this Course

Step #1 - Read Section 1 then Answer Question 1. Question 1 is located at the end of Section 1. Then, click on the Test link found at the end of Section 1 to answer question 1. Read Section 2. Answer question 2 and so on.

Step #2 - After completing and scoring the Test a Certificate granting 6 CE credits is issued to you. Course Descriptions: This course mainly focuses on the area of ethics regarding privacy and confidentiality. It draws attention to, for example, Confidentiality Gray Areas - a Burn Victim's Desire to Die and specific content a therapist could use in his or her next session. Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd

Course Transcripts:
Section 1 & Question 1

--Reviewing, Refreshing, and Revitalizing Ethical Issues
Section 2 & Question 2

--Code of Ethics
Section 3 & Question 3

Section 4 & Question 4

--Protecting Victims of Violent Patients while Protecting Confidentiality
Section 5 & Question 5

Section 6 & Question 6

--Parents’ Understanding of the Juvenile Dependency System
Section 7 & Question 7

--Disclosure of Sexual Abuse
Section 8 & Question 8

--Desire to Die
Section 9 & Question 9
--Confidentiality and Electronic Health Records
Section 10 & Question 10

--Record Release
Section 11 & Question 11

--Sharing of Information
Section 12 & Question 12

--Ethics and Confidentiality

Course Articles:
--HIPAA Privacy Regulations Overview & Update
Section 13 & Questions 13

--Code of Ethics
Section 14 & Questions 14

--Ethics: Protecting the Privacy of Medical Records
Section 15 & Questions 15

--Ethics: National Coalition for Patients Rights
Section 16 & Question 16

--"How much privacy are you guaranteed with counseling?", Ethics

Section 17 & Questions 17

--Ethics and The Myth of Patient Confidentiality
Section 18 & Questions 18

--Bioethics and HIV/AIDS Patients Course

-- Test --


--Addendum - Florida Psychology Laws and Rules Ethics--California Board of Psychology Laws and Regulations

Technology and Confidentiality
--The Current State of Sharing Behavioral Health Information in Health      Information Exchanges --Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information --AFC Confidentiality Technology Tool Kit--Information Sharing in Criminal Justice-Mental Health      Collaborations: Working with HIPAA and Other Privacy Laws
Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes here
CA: Course Details in compliance with CAMFT Guidelines here.

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Instructor’s Name & Credentials: Tracy Catherine Appleton, LCSW, MEd, CE Program Administrator, Course Development Coordinator, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Ms. Appleton has had experience in developing, providing, and presenting adult education programs since 1979. Expertise in program content: Experience as an Outpatient Therapist and Private Practice.

Accommodations for Disability ADA click here.

When and How Course Completion Certificates will be Awarded: Once you have passed the test with a score of 80% or higher, paid and completed evaluation; log into your User Account and your certificate is available for print or download. Your CE history is maintained in your account.

All activities within all of our courses are offered for continuing education credit.

"Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences."

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