3 Hr Ethics CEUs for OK LPCs &LMFTs- The Top Ten Risk Management Strategies


3 Hr Ethics CEUs for OK LPCs &LMFTs- The Top Ten Risk Management Strategies
Event on 2016-05-21 09:00:00
We live in a litigious society, and as such it is imperative that each counseling professional develop a          Risk Management Tool Kit in an effort to protect their license.  In this workshop participants will learn the following: 1.      HITECH Changes to HIPAA 2.     Responding to a Subpoena 3.     Confidentiality and Counseling Minors   4.     Confidentiality and Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders 5.     Legal/Ethical Decision-Making Model 6.     How to Access Laws and Find an Attorney Mary Ellen Million received her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Southern Nazarene University.  She has experience working in an outpatient setting through PAC (Parent Assistance Program).   Mary Ellen worked for the Department of Human Services as a Child Welfare Worker for a number of years.  She was employed for 10 years at INTEGRIS Mental Health – Spencer with the bulk of her work focusing on counseling children and their families, before moving into an administrative position.  She has a passion for working with RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder) children and their families.  She also possesses expertise in preparing for and testifying in court.  Her most recent professional endeavor has been to open a private counseling practice known as Million Counseling and Professional Development, PLLC. Throughout her career, Mary Ellen has provided professional training on a wide variety of topics including stress management, treating trauma, treating families involved in abuse/neglect, testifying in court, and treating children with sexual behavior problems, among others.   Sharon Neasbitt received her Master of Education from SWOSU (Southwestern Oklahoma State University).  She spanned a 20-year career with Altus Public Schools, with a number of those years as a Middle School Counselor.  Her career also spans 18 years as either an Instructor or Adjunct Instructor in the School and Community Counseling Program at SWOSU.  During Sharon’s public school career, she also worked part-time as a CADC (Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor) at SOAARR (Southwest Oklahoma Adolescent Addiction Rehabilitation Ranch) which was a 20-bed long-term residential drug rehab program for adolescents.  SOAARR closed in 2000 due to a lack of funding.   She has worked as a therapist at Cedar Crest Psychiatric Hospital and RTC in Belton, TX, and at IMH Spencer (INTEGRIS Mental Health – Spencer Campus).  Her career at IMH Spencer also included a number of years in an administrative role.  She, like Mary Ellen, has a passion for working with RAD children and their families.  Sharon’s most recent professional endeavor has been to open a private counseling practice known as Neasbitt Counseling and Professional Development, PLLC. 

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301 Meline Dr. Edmund
Edmond, United States

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