There are two things that set this course apart: 1, It's taught in plain language by a mental health professional. Katie Malinski walks through the requirements with realism and a sense of humor. 2, The course includes a detailed handout with sample forms and checklists you can use in your process of HIPAA compliance.
This course reviews HIPAA requirements in plain language for mental health professionals, with an emphasis on those in private practice. Topics include Key Definitions, Risk Assessment, the Compliance File, and more. The course goes step by step through the process of becoming compliant. [Note: While the course covers legal topics, nothing in the course should be considered legal advice.]
1.5 Hours CE. Video Format.
Identify at least four specific requirements of mental health professionals under HIPAA
Identify at least two areas of intersection or overlap between HIPAA and professional codes of ethics in mental health
Identify at least two typical problems a private practice therapist may encounter when becoming HIPAA compliant
Design possible solutions to those common problems, understanding their ethical implications
- Basic Terms
- The Requirements
- Risk Assessment
- Policy and Procedure Manual
- Other HIPAA Items
- Compliance Record
- Possible Solutions
- When You Have Questions
I enjoyed the teaching style, accuracy of the info, and handouts. Well worth the time and money!
I enjoyed the teaching style, accuracy of the info, and handouts. Well worth the time and money!Read Less
Format and Length:
Video format; Total running time 90 minutes
Law and Ethics
NAADAC Counselor Skill Group 8: Legal, Ethical, and Professional Development
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: February 19, 2019
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 1.5 hours 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 LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0582.
SimplePractice is approved to provide continuing education activities for Marriage and Family Therapists in the state of Texas. MFT CE Provider Number 1271.
SimplePractice is approved to provide continuing education activities for Professional Counselors in the state of Texas. LPC CE Provider Number 3446.
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 1.5 Hours CE. NAADAC Provider #186410. SimplePractice is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Click here to view our complete CE approval information.