10 Legal-Ethical CE Hours + 2 Non-CE Hours. Self-Study, On-Demand Course Series on Practice Risk Management.

Security Officer Endorsement Program

An on-demand course program to prepare group mental/behavioral health practices for the HIPAA-required role of Security Officer

 10 CE credit hours

On Demand Self Study

CE Credit Hours

The Curriculum Topics

The training program covers the following areas of necessary competence for Security Officers in the group mental/behavioral health private practice context:

  • Leading a team through a successful security risk management program
  • The “Keep It In the Circle” model of HIPAA Security compliance
  • Identifying Protected Health Information
  • Keeping smartphones and computers safe
  • Using online services safely and effectively
  • Using email and texting ethically and legally
  • Avoiding — and responding to — security breaches
  • HIPAA-required risk analysis and security policies and procedures
  • The required activities of a HIPAA Security-compliant practice
  • HIPAA covered entity status
  • Business Associates
  • HIPAA’s Breach Notification Rule


Complete the on-demand courses included in the program


Get your endorsement certificate
(and 10 Legal-Ethical CE Credits)


Lead your practice’s HIPAA Security compliance program!

3 Courses

12 hours of study and 10 Legal-Ethical CE credits

1. A Guided Reading on HIPAA Security Basics
1 CE Hour. See brochure→

2. A Video-Based Course on Duties and Strategies for Leading a Security Risk Management Program
2 Hours, Non-CE. See brochure→

3. A Mixed Video-and-Reading Course on the Nitty Gritty of Practice Security and HIPAA Security Compliance
9 CE Hours. See brochure→


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