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Seminar Detail

Iowa Mental Health & The Law - 2020
Where:
DES MOINES, IA
When:
Monday, May 4, 2020 at 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

This event is no longer 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
10:00 am
  • Break
10:15 am
  • Voluntary Services And Admissions
  • Court Procedures For Commitment And Placement
11:45 am
  • Lunch (On Your Own)
12:45 pm
  • Particular Issues With Electronic Records And Use Of The Internet
    • Electronic records and mental health treatment record keeping
    • Internet and online counseling: Ethical issues
    • Social media: Ethical and marketing issues
1:15 pm
  • 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
    • Minors
    • Vulnerable Adults
    • Duty to Warn
3:00 pm
  • Therapists/Patient Boundaries: Therapeutic
    • Professional Boundary Issues and the Disciplinary Process
4:00 pm
  • Adjournment
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, 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.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




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 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 6.0 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.

Iowa Counselors: CE credit is available. This live activity consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Iowa Counselors and is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Iowa Bureau of Professional Licensure, IAC 645–32.3(154D,272C). Please retain the course advertisement and certificate of completion for four years in your CE records.


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.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.0 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Copies of the evaluation may be sent to the IBON. You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Iowa Psychologists: CE credit is available. This course is designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the Iowa Board of Psychology (IAC Subrule 241.3(1) general criteria) and to qualify for 6.0 continuing education hours for Iowa Psychologists.


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, 2020 - January 27, 2023. 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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