Seminar Detail

Wisconsin Mental Health & The Law - 2019
Wisconsin Mental Health & The Law - 2019

Where:   PEWAUKEE, WI

When:  Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This event is not currently available for purchase.

For more information: Call (800) 844-8260
Course Description:

As a mental health professional, you not only deal with critical clinical matters with your clients – you must also stay up-to-date on seemingly ever-changing laws and procedures. Keeping up-to-date is essential in order to protect your clients and yourself. At this comprehensive one-day seminar you will gain an understanding of the right to treatment and to refuse treatment, informed consent, basic commitment procedures, legal and therapeutic therapist/patient boundaries, reporting requirements, issues with electronic record keeping and much more that will help you stay on top of issues that arise in everyday clinical situations.
Objectives:
  1. Articulate policies for clinical practice on ethical issues such as restraints, seclusions and informed consent.
  2. Utilize an ethical decision making framework to recognize, analyze, resolve and/or prevent ethical problems and dilemmas in your clinical practice.
  3. Communicate the basic civil commitment procedures and determine the clinician’s role in each.
  4. Establish ethical practices to ensure client safety, maintain confidentiality and obtain informed consent when utilizing telemental health services.
  5. Recognize ethical challenges for clinicians to consider when responding to subpoenas, court orders and search warrants.
  6. Identify the differences between legal and therapeutic boundary issues.
OUTLINE

8:00 am - Registration, Sign-In, & Course Materials (Morning Coffee & Tea)

8:30 am – Disability Services for Children and Adults/Informed Consent and Decision-Making Tools/Right to Treatment and Right to Refuse Treatment – Lisa M. Procaccio

10:00 am - Break

10:15 am – Voluntary Services and Admission/Court Procedures for Commitment and Placement – Lisa M. Procaccio

11:45 am - Lunch (On Your Own)

12:45 pm – Particular Issues with Electronic Records and Use of the Internet – Daniel Icenogle
  • Electronic records and mental health treatment record keeping
  • Internet and online counseling: Ethical issues
  • Social media: Ethical and marketing issues
1:15 pm – Therapist/Patient Boundaries: Law Enforcement – Daniel Icenogle
  • Responding to Subpoenas, Court Orders
    • Subpoenas
    • Testimony in Court & Depositions
    • Court Orders & Search Warrants
  • Mandated Disclosure of Mental Health Records
2:15 pm - Break

2:30 pm – Reporting Requirements – Daniel Icenogle
  • Minors
  • Vulnerable Adults
  • Duty to Warn
2:30 pm – Therapist/Patient Boundaries: Therapeutic - Daniel Icenogle
  • Professional Boundary Issues and the Disciplinary Process
4:00 pm - Evaluations, Adjournment, & Certificates
Target Audience

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

DANIEL ICENOGLE, J.D., M.D.

Daniel L. Icenogle, J.D., M.D., is an attorney in private practice and an emergency room physician. His law practice focuses on Health Care Law. Dr. Icenogle is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar and the Wisconsin Medical Society. He earned his B.A. at Northwestern University, M.D. at Loyola University, and J.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Icenogle is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Fraternity; Order of the Coif; and was a note and comment editor for the International Law Journal. He is a frequent lecturer on health law topics including HIPAA, ethics, and boundary issues.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Daniel Icenogle receives compensation as an Emergency Department Medical Director for Vernon Memorial Hospital and as a Senior Attorney for Icenogle and Associates, LLC. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Daniel Icenogle has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

LISA PROCACCIO, JD

Lisa M. Procaccio, J.D., graduated from Marquette University Law School in 2012. Attorney Procaccio recently joined the Office of Corporation Counsel for Milwaukee County. She handles probate cases, including guardianship and involuntary commitments. Prior to that, she joined the Milwaukee Trial Office of the Wisconsin State Public Defender. There, she primarily handled misdemeanor and felony level criminal cases, as well as probation and extended supervision revocation cases. In addition to the general crimes, she also represented clients that were deemed sexually violent persons during their civil commitments (also known as Chapter 980 cases). She was a member of the immigration, homicide, and Chapter 980 practice groups. While at Milwaukee Trial, she focused on drug addicted and mentally ill clients. In 2015, she transferred to the Milwaukee Mental Health and Juvenile office. Since that time, she has represented clients facing mental health commitments, clients being held on emergency detentions, clients that are the subject of a guardianship and/or protective placements, and parents in termination of parental rights cases. She has presented on various topics for the annual state-wide public defender conference, to other offices within the agency, at the annual new attorney trainings, and taught at Marquette University Law School in trial advocacy and motion practice.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Lisa Procaccio has an employment relationship with the Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Lisa Procaccio has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

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.

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Ethics
This seminar includes 6.0 hours of state specific ethics instruction. If ethics is not specified within your licensing board’s approval statement below, please contact your board to determine the applicability and amount of ethics allowed.


Addiction Counselors
This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Counselors
This intermediate activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Wisconsin Counselors: This intermediate activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This activity consists of 360 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Wisconsin Marriage & Family Therapists: This course has been reviewed and approved by the Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for 6.0 credit hours.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Psychologists
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This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education.


SOCIAL WORKERS ETHICS
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.0 Ethics continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 360 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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