Digital Seminar

Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Wisconsin


Average Rating:
   5
Faculty:
Daniel Icenogle, JD, MD
Duration:
5 Hours 29 Minutes
Copyright :
Feb 11, 2021
Product Code:
POS061150
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD


Description

A better understanding of your ethical and legal obligations can not 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.

Watch 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.

If you purchase only one seminar this year, make it this one.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. 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, 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 your profession.  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 profession's 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.


Ethics

This self-study activity includes 5.25 hours of state specific ethics instruction. Not all boards allow ethics credit for self-study products. 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 self-study activity consists of 5.0 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.


Counselors

This self-study activity consists of 5.25 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.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 5.25 contact hours. Expires: 02/11/2024.


Psychologists & Physicians

Physicians: PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 02/11/2021. It was last reviewed on 12/13/2020 and is valid until 12/13/2023.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Psychologists: 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. This activity consists of 5.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Social Workers

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 5.25 Ethics continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Format: Asynchronous distance learning. 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 self-study activity qualifies for 5.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Daniel Icenogle, JD, MD Related seminars and products


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.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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 what constitutes medical records in the State of Wisconsin.
  3. Determine 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. Analyze 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 Treatment
    • 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

Target Audience

  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • AODA Professionals
  • Health Information Managers
  • Medical Records Professionals

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Daniela P - EL PASO, Texas

"good work"

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