Many of us had initial training in documentation that lacked essential elements. This course offers key knowledge about documenting mental health care without judgment or criticism for however you may have initially learned the process. The course is clear, supportive, and useful, particularly in its discussion of avoiding common mistakes.
This course provides foundational instruction on documentation in mental health care. Topics include legal and ethical requirements for documentation, common components of client files, and avoiding common documentation mistakes.
1 Hour CE. Video Format.
Identify at least five common components of a clinical file.
Identify at least three common components of strong clinical documentation.
Identify at least three common mistakes clinicians make in documenting client services.
- Legal and Ethical Context
- Typical Components
- General Principles
- Common Mistakes
In his teaching and books, Dr. Caldwell discusses legal, ethical, and practical considerations in the documentation of mental health care.
A lot of important information was covered concisely and effectively. It was a very effective primer. It is giving me cause to reflect on my current practices. I will use what I learned and implement immediately.
A lot of important information was covered concisely and effectively. It was a very effective primer. It is giving me cause to reflect on my current practices. I will use what I learned and implement immediately.Read Less
I found this course more substantive than typical 1-credit CEUs.
I found this course more substantive than typical 1-credit CEUs.Read Less
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Format & Length:
Video format; Total running time 64 minutes
To obtain your CE certificate, you must progress through all course segments, complete a satisfaction survey, and obtain a score of 80% or higher on a course completion quiz.
Who Should Attend:
Counselors, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, and substance abuse counselors.
Financial Support Statement:
SimplePractice Learning pays course presenters for their teaching. There is no other financial support for this course.
Conflict of Interest Statement:
There is no potential conflict of interest or outside commercial support for this course.
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NAADAC Approval Status:
This course has been approved by SimplePractice, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 1 Hour CE. NAADAC Provider #186410. SimplePractice is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Click here to view our complete CE approval information.