Law & Ethics in

Behavioral Health


By Para Los Niños Team

June 12, 2023

The past few years have brought significant changes in federal and state statutes and case law relevant to the provision of behavioral health services. This update and review of ethics and law will assist clinicians in maintaining currency regarding such changes, while keeping a focus on foundational ethical principles, guidelines and methods of enhancing decision-making and judgement. The workshop will be structured in two, 3-hour segments.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

Part I
1. Describe three strategies to address cognitive/affective decision making errors
2. Articulate two models of challenging racism and bias in clinical services
3. Identify two aspects of confidentiality techniques for reducing the potentially negative impact of Open Notes on patients/clients
4. Summarize two developments California child abuse reporting standards and duty to protect

Part II
1. Identify two additional aspects of competence required to appropriately provide remote care
2. List three dimensions of client suitability for remote behavioral health care telehealth
3. Describe three safety-related considerations in providing telehealth services
4. Summarize three aspects of interjurisdictional remote practice

Presenter: Daniel O. Taube, J.D., Ph.D.

Daniel O. Taube earned his JD/PhD from Villanova University and Hahnemann University (1985 and 1987, respectively), as a member of the Joint Psychology and Law Graduate Program. He is Professor Emeritus at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, San Francisco, is currently a member of The American Insurance Trust’s Risk Management team, and regularly consults across the country with a wide range of practitioners and community agencies regarding standards of practice and ethical concerns. His areas of professional focus include ethical and legal issues in professional practice, child protection and addictions.

The deadline to register for this training is  Friday, July 14, 2022. Use the link below to register via Eventbrite.

Law and Ethics Update and Review 2-Day Zoom Training Registration Link
Please note the registration cost at check out.

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