Many of us had initial training in documentation that lacked essential elements. This course offers key knowledge about documenting mental health care without judgment or criticism for however you may have initially learned the process. The course is clear, supportive, and useful, particularly in its discussion of avoiding common mistakes.
This course provides foundational instruction on documentation in mental health care. Topics include legal and ethical requirements for documentation, common components of client files, and avoiding common documentation mistakes.
1 Hour CE. Recorded Video Format (non-interactive).
Identify at least five common components of a clinical file.
Identify at least three common components of strong clinical documentation.
Identify at least three common mistakes clinicians make in documenting client services.
2. Legal and Ethical Context
3. Typical Components
4. General Principles
5. Common Mistakes
In his teaching and books, Dr. Caldwell discusses legal, ethical, and practical considerations in the documentation of mental health care.
A lot of important information was covered concisely and effectively. It was a very effective primer. It is giving me cause to reflect on my current practices. I will use what I learned and implement immediately.
A lot of important information was covered concisely and effectively. It was a very effective primer. It is giving me cause to reflect on my current practices. I will use what I learned and implement immediately.Read Less
I found this course more substantive than typical 1-credit CEUs.
I found this course more substantive than typical 1-credit CEUs.Read Less
Enjoyed the content!
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Format and Length:
Recorded Video Format (non-interactive); Total running time 64 minutes
NAADAC Counselor Skill Group 5: Documentation
To obtain your CE certificate, you must progress through all course segments, complete a satisfaction survey, and obtain a score of 80% or higher on a course completion quiz.
Who Should Attend:
Counselors, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, and substance abuse counselors.
Publication and Review Dates:
Course Published: December 05, 2018
Financial Support Statement:
SimplePractice Learning pays course presenters for their teaching. There is no other financial support for this course.
Conflict of Interest Statement:
There is no potential conflict of interest or outside commercial support for this course.
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Continuing Education Approvals:
This course is not part of our APA-approved continuing education program for psychologists at this time.
SimplePractice has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6961. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. SimplePractice is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
SimplePractice is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSWs, and LEPs (CAMFT CEPA provider #145276). SimplePractice maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
SimplePractice is approved as a Rule/Statute Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. Note that we do not automatically report CE completion to CE Broker at this time, so certificates of completion must be manually uploaded. Click here for more information.
SimplePractice is approved to provide continuing education activities for Social Workers in the state of Texas. Social Work CE Provider Number 7678.
This course has been approved by SimplePractice, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 1 Hour CE. NAADAC Provider #186410. SimplePractice is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Click here to view our complete CE approval information.
This course is not part of our continuing education program as an approved provider for the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work.