How to Create a HIPAA-Compliant Contingency Plan

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Contingency planning is an important, but under-discussed, part of complying with HIPAA’s Security Rule. Many risk mitigation plans call for contingency planning to help mitigate special security risks that arise during emergencies. Contingency planning is also required by professional ethics and most mental health licensing boards. This introductory-level course for counselors, clinical social workers, marriage […]

How to Create and Use HIPAA Security Policies and Procedures

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HIPAA requires mental health professionals to create a set (or “manual”) of security policies and procedures as part of their compliance process. It sounds like a big task — and it can be, if you’re not careful! This CE for Office Hours session replay will teach you the basic requirements along with providing tips and […]

How to Have an Ethical and HIPAA-Compliant Web Presence Episode 2: Message Boards, Social Media, and Listservs

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In this session, we answer commonly-asked questions about legal-ethical considerations around social media for professional purposes and also for personal purposes as a professional who needs to consider issues of boundary ethics. This presentation is developed and presented at a beginner level for counselors, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, and counseling and clinical psychologists. […]

Performing HIPAA-Compliant Risk Analysis: A Guided How-To for Mental Health Professionals

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HIPAA standards dictate that mental health professionals perform a risk analysis as part of achieving and maintaining compliance, but have you ever wondered how to actually do it? This introductory-level seminar replay course for counselors, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, and clinical and counseling psychologists will help learners both understand the role of risk analysis […]

How to Have an Ethical and HIPAA-Compliant Web Presence Episode 1: Considerations for Therapist Websites and Practice Profiles

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The November, 2017 session of “CE for OH,” our continuing education program for Office Hours. In this CE for OH session, we answer commonly-asked questions about legal-ethical considerations for websites, therapist directory profiles, and Facebook pages and identify risk management solutions. This presentation is developed and presented at a beginner level for counselors, marriage and family […]

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