1 CE Credit Hour Presentation on Ethical Clinical Documentation
Law & Ethics of Clinical Documentation for a post-Roe World
This 1 hour CE workshop will address the practical applications of the US Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Particular focus will be on the impacts this decision has on client confidentiality and documentation of clinical services.
presented by Eric Ström, JD, PhD, LMHC and Liath Dalton
1 legal ethical CE credit hours
On Demand Self Study
Practical Applications of Recent Rulings:
What you, as a mental health professional, NEED to know
Who is this event for?
This course is designed for solo practitioners, group practice leaders, and group practice clinical staff members. It is also suitable for practices that consist of 100% inperson, 100% telehealth, or a mixture of in-person and telehealth treatment.
Teletherapy Only Practices
“I am a physician assistant practicing in OB/GYN and I felt that this helped me understand exactly what is going on and how I may consider documenting my patient’s histories or current concerns”
“This was great! Thank you for covering this timely issue. We have to be so intentional and mindful of this in a way we didn’t have to before. Thank you so much!”
“Best description of an ethical dilemma I’ve heard and I’ve taught doctoral interns ethical issues “
Describe the impact of the US Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision + Describe the impact of the US Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson decision
Outline some significant impacts of the Dobbs v. Jackson decision
Client Centered Strategies
Articulate strategies to protect client interest given the Dobbs v. Jackson decision
1 CE Credit Hour. Self Study
Title: Law & Ethics of Clinical Documentation for a post Roe world
Authors/Presenters: Eric Ström, JD, PhD, LMHC
CE Length: 1 CE credit hours, legal-ethical
Legal-Ethical CE Hours: 1 legal-ethical CE hour
- After this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the impact of the US Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision
2. Describe the impact of the US Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson decision
3. Outline some significant impacts of the Dobbs v. Jackson decision
4. Articulate strategies to protect client interest given the Dobbs v. Jackson decision
1. Summary of Roe v. Wade
2. Summary of Dobbs v. Jackson
3. Impact of Dobbs v. Jackson
a. State variation
b. State jurisdiction
4. Clinical Documentation
Meet Our Presenters
Eric Strom JD PhD LMHC
Eric Ström JD PhD LMHC, is an attorney and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Seattle, Washington. As an attorney, Eric provides legal counsel, consultation, and guidance to mental health professionals. Eric’s counseling practice is focused on providing counseling services to combat veterans as well as providing supervision and consultation to other clinicians. Eric currently serves on the American Mental Health Counselors Association Ethics Committee, and is the ethics advisor for the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association. Eric has taught a range of courses in counseling and professional ethics at a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs.
Eric earned a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at Oregon State University, a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from the Northwest School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University Seattle, graduated cum laude from Wayne State University School of Law in Detroit Michigan, attended the Hague Academy of International Law in the Hague Netherlands, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from the University of Michigan.
Liath Dalton is PCT’s director and a co-owner. Liath is especially passionate about helping therapists be resourced and supported in navigating the security compliance process and identifying the solutions and processes that meet the particular needs of their practices. Liath’s consultation area of expertise is focused on selecting the right combination of services and tech that not only meet the legal-ethical needs of mental health practices, but also the functionality, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness needs as well.
Resources & Citations
California Health and Human Services Code §123467.5
Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, No. 19-1392, 597 U.S. ___ (2022)
International Shoe Co. v. Washington, 326 U.S. 310 (1945)
Jane Roe, et al., v. Henry Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973)
Planned Parenthood v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833 (1992)
Revised Code of Washington 9.02.110
Revised Code of Washington 18.130.180
Roe v. Wade, 314 F. Supp. 1217 (N.D. Tex. 1970)