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Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Wisconsin
Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Wisconsin

Where:   APPLETON, WI

When:  Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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$249.99
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Location

RED LION HOTEL PAPER VALLEY
333 W COLLEGE AVE
APPLETON, WI 54911
Phone:  (920) 733-8000
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Course Description:

A better understanding of your ethical and legal obligations cannot only help you provide more effective treatment to your clients, but can help you avoid costly mistakes. This seminar will provide you with the necessary tools to avoid a wide range of ethical and legal pitfalls.

Join attorney and emergency department physician Daniel L. Icenogle for an entertaining and enlightening day and leave with a greater understanding of the latest Wisconsin law as it relates to mental health. You will take home practical strategies to minimize and manage legal and ethical risks and you will learn how to immediately implement these risk reducing strategies into your practice.
Objectives:

  1. Evaluate your current record-keeping practices in order to ensure compliance with ethical and legal requirements in the state of Wisconsin.
  2. Determine which notes, documents, reports, forms, and clinical data constitute an official medical record in the state of Wisconsin.
  3. Compare the different requirements for release of protected health information via subpoenas and court orders.
  4. Differentiate between the processes for voluntary and involuntary commitment for treatment and determine the clinician’s role in each.
  5. Explore the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minor populations in Wisconsin with regard to age of consent, confidentiality and custody concerns.
  6. Communicate how an understanding of common boundary and dual relationship issues/dilemmas can help you maintain appropriate relationships with your clients.
OUTLINE

Confidentiality of Mental Health Records
  • Interaction of State Mental Health and Federal AODA Privacy Laws
  • Patient Access
  • Release With Authorization
  • When and to Whom Records Can Be Released
  • Psychotherapy Notes
    • What Are They?
    • Who Controls Them?
  • Disclosure Without Authorization
    • Permitted Disclosures for Treatment
    • Permitted Disclosures for Other Reasons
    • Mandatory Disclosures
  • HIV Records
Subpoenas, Court Orders, Testimony, and Law Enforcement
  • Subpoenas
    • Different Types of Subpoenas
    • What Do You Have to do?
    • Limitations on Subpoenas
  • Court Orders
    • Court Orders for Records
    • Court Ordered Examinations
    • Search Warrants
  • Providing Testimony
    • Therapist Privilege
    • Depositions
    • Trial Testimony
  • Law Enforcement
    • Authority to Obtain Information
    • Investigations
    • Areas of Uncertainty
    • Disclosure of Impending Discharge
    • Disclosure of Treatment of Certain Injuries
Voluntary and Involuntary Mental Health Commitments
  • Grounds for an Involuntary Commitment
    • Threat to Others
    • Threat to Self
  • Procedures
Balancing the Rights of Minors
  • Mental Health Records and the Rights of Minors
    • Rights of Minors to Refuse/Consent to Treatments
    • Access to Records
    • Rights of Minors to Control Access to Their Records
    • Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Treatment Issues for Minors
  • Parental Rights
    • Divorce Issues
    • Custodial vs. Non-Custodial Parents
    • Foster Parents
    • Adoptive Parents
  • Educational Health Records and FERPA
  • Emancipation
  • Minors and Medical Treatment
Professional Boundary Issues
  • Boundary Issues: Therapeutic
    • The Dual Relationship
    • Special Issues for Rural Providers
    • Social Media
  • Boundary Issues: Civil Liability
  • Boundary Issues: Regulatory Issues
    • Process and Procedure
    • Telehealth and Teletherapy
This program has been developed for:
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • AODA Professionals
  • Health Information Managers
  • Medical Records Professionals

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

Daniel L. Icenogle, JD, M.D. is a health law attorney and an emergency department physician, practicing law in the firm of Icenogle & Associates, LLC, Readstown, Wisconsin, which provides a variety of health law services for physicians, hospitals and other medical providers. He is a 1981 graduate of Loyola Stritch School of Medicine and a 1992 cum laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. He was formerly chair of the board of directors for the Wisconsin State Bar Health Law Section, and is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Wisconsin Medical Society and its council on Health Care Access and Financing.



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.
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 6.25 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 Legal, Ethical and Professional Development 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 6.25 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 6.25 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 380 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 6.25 credit hours.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Psychologists
This live activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline and the certificate of completion you receive from this live activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. American Psychological Association credits are not available.

Psychologists/School Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer professional development for school psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for the program. Provider #1140. PESI is offering this activity for 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Social Workers
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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 6.25 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 380 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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