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Exploring Privacy and Confidentiality... Gray Areas!

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Step #1 FREE Preview of Questions & FREE Course Content! Click underlined Section 1 below to read Section 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 in the Answer Booklet for this course and so on.

Step #2 - FREE Unlimited Scoring! After completing and scoring the Answer Booklet a Certificate granting 6 continuing education credits for this Course is issued to you on-line or sent to you via US Mail. The Answer Booklet gives you FREE scoring and anonymous unlimited trials. (Click here if you wish to get a printable format of this page.) Coordinating Instructor: Tracy Appleton, LCSW, MEd. 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.

Outline of Topics - Transcript of Compact Discs
*New content on Technology and Confidentiality
Section 1 & Question 1
--Track #1 - Reviewing, Refreshing, and Revitalizing Ethical Issues
Section 2 & Question 2

--Track #2 - Flying by Instinct, Baby-Killing, and Creative Thinking
Section 3 & Question 3

--Track #3 - Murder, the Duty to Warn, & the Tarasoff Decision
Section 4 & Question 4

--Track #4 - Recognizing Child Maltreatment, Maladies, & Mental Illness
Section 5 & Question 5

--Track #5 - Using External Manipulation to Treat Children & 'Battered Child Syndrome'
Section 6 & Question 6

--Track #6 - Juvenile Court Philosophy, Mental Abuse, and Psychological Age
Section 7 & Question 7

--Track #7 - 'The Case of the Homosexual Husband,' Sexual Abuse, & Appropriate Disclosure
Section 8 & Question 8

--Track #8 - Confidentiality Gray Areas - a Burn Victim's Desire to Die
Section 9 & Question 9
--Track #9 - Understanding the Pros & Cons of E-Care Technology
Section 10 & Question 10

--Track #10 - E-Care Technology
Section 11 & Question 11

--Track #11 - How to Work with the Limits of Confidentiality while Maintaining Trust
Section 12 & Question 12

--Track #12 - Telling the Truth, Going into a Tailspin & Depression

Course Manual of Articles
& Personal Reflection Exercises

--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

*New content on Technology and Confidentiality
Section 19

--The Current State of Sharing Behavioral Health Information in Health Information Exchanges

Section 20
--Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information
Section 21
--AFC Confidentiality Technology Tool Kit
Section 22
--Information Sharing in Criminal Justice-Mental Health Collaborations: Working with HIPAA and Other Privacy Laws
Section 23

--Selected Readings Bibliography/Authors/Instructors
Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Florida Psychology Laws and Rules Ethics Addendum

California Board of Psychology Laws and Regulations

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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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"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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Answer Booklet for this course
This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #44 Course #1148 from 12/16/2016 to 12/16/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Ethics 6

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