Solo Practice Policy Course: Contingency Planning

.75 Hours. Solo PCT Way HIPAA Manual Program Mini-Course. Non-CE.

Presented By: Roy Huggins, LPC NCC

Course Description

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In this mini-course, you will:

  • Learn about “business continuity” and contingency planning
  • Make your contingency plans using the Contingency Planning worksheets
  • Add the Contingency Planning chapter to your manual

Jump in when you’re ready!

This is not a continuing education course

Educational Objectives

  • Describe what a contingency plan is
  • Describe why you need to set up some contingency plans for your practice
  • Author reasonable contingency plans to protect the practice’s PHI

Syllabus

  • What is “business continuity” and why does it matter to mental health practice?
  • How do we use contingency plans to protect the practice and its clients?
  • Write contingency plans
    • Complete Contingency Planning Worksheet #1
    • Complete Contingency Planning Worksheet #2
  • Add the Contingency Planning chapter to your manual
  • Add your contingency plans to your Contingency Planning chapter

References

None.

This course is part of the Solo PCT Way HIPAA Manual. Check it out here.

Presented/Developed By

Roy's FaceRoy Huggins, LPC NCC, is a counselor in private practice who also directs Person-Centered Tech. Roy worked as a professional Web developer for 7 years before changing paths and makes it his mission to grow clinicians’ understanding of the Internet and other electronic communications mediums for the future of our practices and our professions.

Roy is an adjunct instructor at the Portland State University Counseling program where he teaches Ethics and is a member of the Zur Institute advisory board. He has acted as a subject matter expert on HIPAA, security, and clinical use of technology for Counseling licensure boards, and both state and national mental health professional organizations. He has co-authored or authored 2 book chapters, and he routinely consults with mental health colleagues on ethical and practical issues surrounding tech in clinical practice. He served for 5 years on the board of the Oregon Mental Health Counselors Association and then the Oregon Counseling Association as the Technology Committee Chair.

He really likes this stuff.

Program Notices

Accuracy, Utility, and Risks Statement: This program discusses strategies for complying with HIPAA’s Security Rule. It may not include information on all applicable state laws. Misapplication of the materials, or errors in the materials, could result in security problems, data breaches, or non-compliance with applicable laws or ethics codes.

Conflicts of Interest: None.

Commercial Support: None.

This course is subject to our cancellation/refund policy and complaint policy.

This course is part of the Solo PCT Way HIPAA Manual. Check it out here.

Woman sitting and smiling while surrounded by peacefully floating tech items

.75 Hours. Solo PCT Way HIPAA Manual Program Mini-Course. Non-CE.

This is not a continuing education course

This course is part of the Solo PCT Way HIPAA Manual. Check it out here.

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