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Exploring Privacy and Confidentiality... Gray Areas!

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

Step #2 - FREE Unlimited Scoring! After completing and scoring the Answer Booklet a Certificate granting 6 CE credits is issued to you. The Answer Booklet gives you FREE scoring and unlimited trials.
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

--Flying by Instinct, Baby-Killing, and Creative Thinking
Section 3 & Question 3

--Murder, the Duty to Warn, & the Tarasoff Decision
Section 4 & Question 4

--Recognizing Child Maltreatment, Maladies, & Mental Illness
Section 5 & Question 5

--Using External Manipulation to Treat Children & 'Battered Child      Syndrome'
Section 6 & Question 6

--Juvenile Court Philosophy, Mental Abuse, and Psychological Age
Section 7 & Question 7

--'The Case of the Homosexual Husband,' Sexual Abuse, &      Appropriate Disclosure
Section 8 & Question 8

--Confidentiality Gray Areas - a Burn Victim's Desire to Die
Section 9 & Question 9
--Understanding the Pros & Cons of E-Care Technology
Section 10 & Question 10

--E-Care Technology
Section 11 & Question 11

--How to Work with the Limits of Confidentiality while Maintaining      Trust
Section 12 & Question 12

--Telling the Truth, Going into a Tailspin & Depression

Course Articles:
--HIPAA Privacy Regulations Overview & Update
Section 13 & Questions 13 & 14

--This course is based on the following Codes of Ethics: NASW,      AAMFT, APA, ACA, and NBCC, History and Evolution of Values and      Ethics in Social Work
     3 Key Legal Requirements and Considerations

Section 14 & Questions 15 & 16

--Ethics: Protecting the Privacy of Medical Records
Section 15 & Questions 17, 18, 19, & 20

--Ethics: National Coalition for Patients Rights
Section 16 & Question 21

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

Section 17 & Questions 22, 23, & 24

--Ethics and The Myth of Patient Confidentiality
Section 18 & Questions 25, 26, & 27

--Bioethics and HIV/AIDS Patients Course

-- Answer Booklet --


--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.
NJ: Ethics... Exploring Privacy and Confidentiality: Gray Areas, Course #2141, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Healthcare Training Institute as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: from 01/31/2019 to 01/31/2021. Social workers completing this course receive 6 Ethics continuing education credits

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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.

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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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