HIPAA, the HITECH Act and Counseling Ethics - 10/26/2012

  • Presented By: Idaho Mental Health Counselors Association
  • Speaker / Facilitator: Marcie Scarrow, MS, LPC, LLC
  • Topic Area: Ethics and Legal Issues

  • Start Date: 10/26/2012
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Daily Schedule: 8:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Registration Deadline: Discount with registration one week prior to training.

  • Location: 1201 Falls Avenue E, Suite 25 Twin Falls, Idaho, 83301
  • Fee Info: Early Bird Registration: IMHCA Members=$50; Non-members $75; Late Registration: IMHCA Members=$65; Non-members $90
  • Open To: Mental Health Professionals

  • Continuing Education Units: 3
  • CEU Info: IBOL and NBCC approved CEU's; Please contact IMHCA to verfiy this information and your requirements for applicable CEU requirements.

  • Contact Information: For more information regarding this course, please contact IMHCA at http://www.idahomentalhealthcounselor.org/ethics.html.

HIPAA, the HITECH Act, and Counseling Ethics:
What you need to know

If you have been following HIPAA and the HITECH Act in the news, then you already know that there are big and EXPENSIVE consequences to violations not only for direct providers but also business associates. This workshop will review some of the most important components of HIPAA and HITECH Act, implications for agencies, non-profits and private practices and an exploration of what counselors can be doing to protect their clients, their associates and themselves.  We hope this will be an informative and vital review for all counseling professionals.