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Rhode Island Mental Health & The Law
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
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This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on September 23, 2020.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 57 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Authors:
ROBERT LANDAU, JD
FREDERIC G. REAMER, PHD
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
9/23/2020 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV030030
Objectives
  1. Discuss ethical challenges and risks involving boundary issues from a legal perspective.
  2. List risk management tips to avoid licensing board complaints and lawsuits.
  3. Consider ethical dilemmas clinicians face surrounding boundary setting with clients in clinical practice.
  4. Utilize an ethical decision making framework to recognize, analyze, resolve or prevent ethical dilemmas in your clinical practice.
  5. Analyze the limits of confidentiality as it relates to duty to warn law in Rhode Island.
  6. Articulate ethical/legal standards of care as it relates to clinical practice.
Outline
Attorney-Based Risk Management Strategies – Robert Landau
  • Insurance coverage
  • Importance of documentation
  • Best practices/Risk management: Tips to avoid claims and suits
  • Importance of peer, ethics and legal consultation
  • Licensing board complaints
  • Responding to subpoenas
  • Working with attorneys
  • Defending lawsuits
  • Trends in malpractice claims & ethics complaints
  • Informed consent
  • Confidentiality
Ethics & Risk Management: The Behavioral Health Perspective - Frederic Reamer
  • Trends in malpractice claims & ethics complaints
  • Ethical challenges & risks:
    • Confidentiality
    • Informed consent
    • Conflicts of interest
    • High-risk treatment
    • Defamation
    • Impaired professionals
    • Privacy
    • Boundary issues
    • Digital & remote services and relationships
    • Termination of services
    • Documentation
    • Privileged communication
  • Key concepts: malpractice, negligence & ethics violations
  • Handling difficult ethical judgments/decisions
  • Ethics consultation & ethics committees
  • Ethical/legal standards of care
Author

ROBERT LANDAU, JD

Robert P. Landau, JD, is a shareholder at the law firm of Roberts, Carroll, Feldstein & Pierce, Inc. in Providence and was the co-leader of the firm’s Healthcare Group from 2012 through 2016. Mr. Landau is a seasoned litigator who focuses his practice on defending mental health professionals, hospitals, physicians, nurses, dentists, and other health care providers in professional malpractice lawsuits and disciplinary proceedings. He has extensive experience representing social workers, mental health counselors, psychologists and other professionals before their licensing boards, frequently obtaining findings of no unprofessional conduct or administratively closing investigations. He has successfully represented clients in the state and federal courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Mr. Landau has had numerous jury trials with a significant number of defense verdicts. In addition to trying cases to juries, he handles any appellate issues that arise from his matters. He has appeared regularly before the Rhode Island Supreme Court and has a number of reported decisions. In those instances where a trial is not the best course of action, Mr. Landau has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution. His presentations to mediators and arbitrators help clients resolve cases on favorable terms.

Mr. Landau is a graduate of Duke University, BS, magna cum laude, and Boston University School of Law, JD, cum laude. He is admitted to practice in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Mr. Landau was selected for inclusion on the 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Rhode Island Super Lawyer list.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Robert Landau is a shareholder at Roberts, Carroll, Feldstein & Pierce, Inc. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Robert Landau has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.

FREDERIC G. REAMER, PHD

Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D., has been a professor in the graduate program of the School of Social Work, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island, for over 30 years. Dr. Reamer received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and has served as a social worker in correctional and mental health settings. He chaired the national task force that wrote the current National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics. Dr. Reamer lectures both nationally and internationally on the subjects of professional ethics and professional malpractice and liability. In addition to ethics, his research and teaching have addressed a wide range of human service issues, including mental health, health care, criminal justice, and public welfare. Dr. Reamer has conducted extensive research on professional ethics and has been involved in several national research projects sponsored by The Hastings Center, Carnegie Corporation, Haas Foundation, and Center for Bioethics of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of chapters on professional ethics in the Encyclopedia of Social Work, the Encyclopedia of Bioethics, and the Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics and is the author of many books, including: Risk Management in Social Work: Preventing Professional Malpractice, Liability, and Disciplinary Action; Boundary Issues and Dual Relationships in the Human Services; and The Social Work Ethics Audit: A Risk Management Tool.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Frederic Reamer is a Professor, School of Social Work, for Rhode Island College.

Non-financial: Frederic Reamer is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.

Audience
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Counselors
  • Risk Managers
  • Addiction Professionals
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses