Documentation: Ethical Considerations on Confidentiality, Privacy & the Laws in all Practice Settings
Faculty: Wilma J. Peeples MSSW/LCSW/LMFT/BCD
Who has the need to know and what do they need to know?Documentation is an important component to practice regardless of the target population, practice setting or social problem.Professionals, paraprofessionals and clerical staff must have a clear understanding of the importance of protecting client information.Organizations need an effective and consistent approach to obtaining and storing client information.How much to document, what to document, why document, and what happens along the paper trail is important.This half-day workshop will only focus on the ethical, legal and safe guards to protect client information.This course will meet the 201 KAR 23:070 continuing education section 2 and as codified in KAR 23:080.
Participants will be able to
identify the 201 KAR 23:080 for social work Code of Ethical Conduct
have a knowledge base on the entire 201 KAR 23:080 code of ethical conduct
discuss the purpose of documentation
demonstrate the proper utilization of electronic equipment to disseminate client/patient information
understand the importance of proper storing and the disposal of documentation
understand teh creation, handling, protection and release of medical records
CPDCE 106 Dennis Lex, KY 40503
*CE hours meet ethics requirement for all professional groups with exception of social workers. Social workers can only count the hours towards general social work CE hours. Social workers will need to take the Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls course to count for the KY Board of Social Work ethics licensing requirements.
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Center for Professional Development & Continuing Education 106 Dennis Drive Lexington, KY 40503