Practical Application of HIPAA and Mental Health Ethics for Admin Staff

Course Materials

Unit 1: Understanding Mental/Behavioral Health Professional Ethics as an Admin Staff Member
Unit 2: Understanding HIPAA at the Introductory Level
Unit 3: Stopping Commonly Overlooked Behaviors
Module 1 Wrap Up
Module 2: HIPAA and Client Privacy
Unit 1: Understanding Protected Health Information (PHI)
Unit 2: Understanding Disclosures and Releases
Unit 3: Performing Disclosures and Releases
Unit 4: Maintaining Security While Disclosing and Releasing
Module 2 Wrap Up
Module 3: Using the Practice’s Tech In the Admin Role
Unit 1: Understanding the Records and Communications Setup of the Practice
Unit 2: Understanding the Collaborative Risk Analysis for Client Communication
Unit 3: Accessing Restricted Information
Unit 4: Following and Supporting BYOD Policies
Module 3 Wrap Up
Module 4: Participating in the Practices’ Risk Management Activity
Unit 1: Understanding Security Policies and Procedures
Unit 2: Supporting Office Safety
Unit 3: Supporting Contingency Plans
Module 4 Wrap Up
Course Wrap Up


  • US Dept. of Health and Human Services. (2006). HIPAA Administrative Simplification . Washington, DC: Author.
  • US Dept. of Health and Human Services. (2013). HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule . Washington, DC: Author

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