Contact Hours: 15

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Objectives:

Explore ethical and legal standards in counseling

Familiar self with all standard paperwork used in private practice and community mental health

Discuss the importance of documentation as an ethical and legal record

List the new standards set forth by HIPAA

Learn to accurately and thoroughly complete all forms

Identify types of questions to solicit various information

Identify 5 sources of information to be used in an assessment

Familiarize self with the most common diagnoses and how to assess symptoms

Explore how assessment integrates with individualized treatment planning


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available at support@allceus.com


Contact Hours: 4

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Course Objectives:

  • Explore ethical and legal standards in counseling
  • Disseminate all standard paperwork used in private practice and community mental health centers
  • Explore the importance of documentation as an ethical and legal record
  • Discuss the new standards set forth by HIPAA
  • Be able to accurately and thoroughly complete all forms
  • Identify types of questions to solicit various information
  • Identify 5 sources of information to be used in an assessment
  • Examine the most common diagnoses and how to assess symptoms
  • Learn how assessment integrates with individualized treatment planning


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available at support@allceus.com

Contact Hours: 3

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Objectives
Identify the purpose of setting goals
Learn about SMART goals and how to set them
Explore ways to help clients identify their goals
Learn how to help clients increase and maintain motivation
Identify the 6 most common pitfalls in goal setting, and how to prevent them

Contact Hours: 2

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Objectives:

  • Provide the client and significant others with clarification and further information as needed regarding the treatment program
  • Examine ethical and legal standards in counseling
  • Discuss what needs to be covered during orientation
  • Explore effective communication styles
  • List factors affecting the client's comprehension of assessment findings
  • Discuss client rights


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available at support@allceus.com

Contact Hours: 4

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Texts:

  • Accountability Through Documentation: What Are Best Practices for School Counselors? Joseph D. Wehrman, Rhonda Williams, and Julaine Field
  • DOCUMENTATION in COUNSELING RECORDS An Overview of Ethical, Legal, and Clinical Issues.  Robert W. Mitchell, ACSW.  American Counseling Association
  • APA Record Keeping Guidelines http://www.apa.org/practice/guidelines/record-keeping.aspx


Objectives

  • Define the purpose of documentation
  • Examine the types of information that should be documented
  • Explore meaningful ways to organize charts
  • Identify the impact HIPAA has on record keeping
  • Identify the types of information insurers often require in charts
  • Explore ethical issues that arise with documentation when treating families, conducting groups, working in agencies, working with involuntary clients


Contact Hours: 4
Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Objectives:

  • Explore data and information gathering methods
  • Describe how the treatment plan and the integrated summary are related
  • Learn how to use the goals identified in the integrated summary to drive the treatment plan
  • Identify ways to tailor treatment plan goals to meet the Strengths, Needs, Attitudes and Preferences of your patient


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available atsupport@allceus.com