[RECORDING] L&E Workshop #2: "An overview of progress notes as they are utilized in documenting mental health treatment"

  • December 15, 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Recorded Version of September 25th Workshop Available to be viewed Now Through December 15, 2020

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Law and Ethics Online Series 2020


This is the second in a series of four L&E online workshops facilitated by CAMFT Attorneys this year. Each of the four workshops stands alone and provides 1.5 CEUs.  If you attend all 4 of them, you can earn all 6 Law and Ethics CEUs required for renewing your license. T
he additional two workshops that are being offered this year are listed at the end of this page.  We will notify you when registration opens for the other workshops

“An overview of progress notes as they are utilized in documenting mental health treatment records”

Presented by Michael Griffin, Esq.

RECORDED VERSION ONLY

AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 15TH

1.5 CEUs Offered

EB CAMFT Members: $10, Non-Members: $20

**The link to view the presentation and the link to the evaluation will be provided in your registration confirmation email**




Michael Griffin, Esq, Staff Attorney at CAMFT
Educational Goals

Measurable Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • 1.      Describe 3 or more specific functions/purposes for progress notes.
  • 2.      Explain how progress notes are relevant to the requirements expressed in California Business and Professions Code, 4982. (v), which requires therapists to “keep records consistent with sound clinical judgment, the standards of the profession, and the nature of the services rendered.”
  • 3.      Explain how progress notes are relevant to the ethical standards concerning client/patient records, as expressed in §5.3 of the CAMFT Code of Ethics. 
  • 4.      Explain the difference between “progress notes” and “psychotherapy notes” as they are defined by HIPAA.

About the presenter:

Michael Griffin, J.D., LCSW, is an attorney at law and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Mr. Griffin received his MSW degree from the USC School of Social Work in 1980, and obtained his LCSW in 1982. In 1998, Mr. Griffin was a member of the first graduating class at Chapman University School of Law and obtained his law license in 2002.

Mr. Griffin has a broad background of experience as a mental health professional and has worked as a therapist, clinical case manager, clinical supervisor and child/adolescent outpatient clinic director, and was the Director of Clinical Operations for Western Youth Services in Orange County, California. He also served as a BBS oral examiner for LCSW candidates.

For several years, Mr. Griffin was employed in the department of Psychiatry at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA., where he worked as a child-family therapist, clinical supervisor, and outpatient clinic director, and was the coordinator of school-based mental health programs. Mr. Griffin is a practicing psychotherapist in Orange County, CA., and is an attorney with CAMFT, where he consults with CAMFT’s members regarding legal and ethical issues.

Certificates:

Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of each course in exchange for confirmation of completion of the viewing the workshop and evaluation.  DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS, ALL OF THE CERTIFICATES DUE OUT TO THOSE FINISHED WITH THE WORKSHOP WILL BE SENT ON THE MONDAY FOLLOWING YOUR CONFIRMATION EMAILTHANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR PATIENCE!

Each course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and LEP’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

EB CAMFT (CEU provider # 052488) IS APPROVED BY THE CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS TO SPONSOR CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR LMFT’S, LCSW’S, LPCC’S AND LEP’S. EB CAMFT MAINTAINS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PROGRAM AND ALL ITS CONTENT.

General information, special needs, ADA accommodations, or grievances:  Please contact Aliss Wang at alisswangtherapy@gmail.com.  You will receive a response within 24 hours.  


Two Additional Upcoming Trainings in this

Series:

Friday, October 9, 2020

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Bradley Muldrow, Esq
“Critical legal and ethical requirements for providing treatment to minors who are consenting on their own” (1.5 CEUs)

Friday, November 13, 2020

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Luke Martin, Esq
“A therapist’s mandatory reporting obligations under the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act”  (1.5 CEUs)

We will notify you as each of these upcoming workshops are open for registration.


 

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