5 CE Clock Hours suitable for NC LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs A 5-hour training for private practice mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, and psychologists in psychotherapy practice to navigate the “digital ethics” and legal pitfalls in modern practice management. We will discuss: confidentiality and other HIPAA/ethics concerns in electronic communications […]
Electronic Records and the ACA 2014 Code of Ethics: Disclosing Record-Keeping to Clients (3rd in a series)
The 2014 ACA Code of Ethics is taking the lead on asking counselors to disclose to clients when and how they keep e-records. Other professions may follow.
When I started practicing, I didn’t even want to put records on my computer. Now I frequently recommend putting everything you can on the cloud. Here’s why.
Most of us know that Skype is no longer seen as suitable for online therapy. But many of us don’t know why, or that it will happen to other software, too!
Are banks under HIPAA when you take payment from clients? Luckily, HIPAA doesn’t want to get in the way of getting paid, but there are gotchas, as always!
Google will now give a Business Associate contract for Gmail, Drive, and Calendar for business. Does this mean health care folks can use those products now?
A major upside of the 2013 HIPAA Omnibus Rule was the clarification that clients can request to receive unencrypted emails if first informed of the risks.
What if companies that handle your clients’ info signed contracts promising to safeguard the information? HIPAA calls that a Business Associate Agreement.