This combo package includes 12 hours of law and ethics and fulfills the California BBS coursework required for those who do not pass the Law and Ethics exam.
Included in this package are two courses: Law & Ethics: Minimizing Legal-Ethical Risk in Psychothearpy (6 hours) and Law & Ethics: Confidentiality and Client Access to Records: A Complete HIPAA Compliance Guide (6 hours).
You must include both certificates of completion when submitting your application to the BBS.
This CE Course provides foundational background material on the standard of care in various areas of psychotherapy. These do not vary from state to state. This course includes things like a model informed consent form, guides to clinical documentation and minimizing risk in the context of potential suicide or violence, a model professional will, a discussion of what to do and not do if you get into legal trouble, and a lesson on buying the right malpractice insurance. This course provides 6 hrs of CE.
If you are not a “covered entity” under HIPAA, this CE COURSE provides a comprehensive approach to understanding and complying with your particular state’s precise rules on confidentiality and client access to records. The course includes model forms, such as confidentiality agreements for couples, families, and groups. This course provides 3 hours of CE.
This CE COURSE provides a complete HIPAA compliance guide, for the CALIFORNIA THERAPIST (because state laws apply alongside HIPAA). It comes with ten crucial HIPAA forms and walks you, step by step, through the process of tailoring them to your practice. This course provides 6 hrs of CE.
This CE COURSE brings your practice into compliance with all remaining state laws and regulations not addressed in CE COURSE Confidentiality and Client Access to Records. It addresses topics such as advertising, consent for treatment of a minor, fees, supervision, technology, and telehealth. This course provides 3 hrs of CE.