This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #37 Course #864 from 12/20/2016 to 12/20/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Ethics 2.00.
New Jersey social workers not pleased with a grievance resolution provided by Relias Learning, LLC may appeal to the approving entity or their jurisdictional board.
Course Delivery Method and Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning Text-based
This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) as a Patient Care/Aging ("P" credit) course. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701002-6290/P. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
Relias,LLC is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #18-502RA.
This activity approved for 2.00 CMC contact hours
Section 1: Introduction Course Contributors About This Course Learning Objectives Section 2: Background: Ethics, Laws, and Standards of Care Ethics, Laws, and Standards of Care How Do These Laws Apply to You? Quick Review Section Summary Section 3: Standards of Care Legal Standards: Standard of Care Bugs, Yes, But Blood? Legal Standards: Scope of Practice and Competence Informed Consent More about Consent Minors and Consent Let’s Practice! Mental Capacity, Legal Competency, and Informed Consent Mental Capacity and Informed Consent Assessing Mental Capacity Legal Competency and Informed Consent Understanding Boundaries: Sexual Misconduct More about Boundaries Maintaining Appropriate Boundaries: Physical Touch Maintaining Appropriate Boundaries: Dual Relationships Other Boundary Crossings Let’s Review Technology & Practice: Standards of Care Technology & Practice: Standards of Care: Some Specifics Technology & Practice: Standards of Care: Risky Situations Section Summary Section 4: Violations of Standards of Care Violation of Standards of Care: Disciplinary Actions Violations of Standards of Care: Malpractice The Four D’s of Malpractice Duty Dereliction Damage Directly Let’s Review the Four D’s Common Bases for Disciplinary and Malpractice Actions Diana’s Duty Common Misunderstandings about Violations of Standards of Care Let’s Practice: Jamal! Client Privacy and Confidentiality Protecting Client Privacy: HIPAA Enforcement of HIPAA Substance Abuse Treatment Records and 42 CFR Part 2 42 CFR Part 2: Additional Provisions Part 2: Consent Forms HIPAA and Part 2 Client Privacy Duty to Warn/Protect Involuntary Commitment & Treatment Mandated Reporting Laws: Child Abuse & Neglect Mandated Reporting Laws: Don’t Ignore Them! Mandated Reporting Laws: Vulnerable Adults Section Summary Section 5: Compliance & Risk Management The Case of Beto and Sabrina What Should Sabrina Have Done? Compliance and Risk Management Compliance and Risk Management: Clinical Practices Compliance and Risk Management: Laws, Ethics, and Standards Relationships and Boundaries How Can You Stay Informed about Legal and Ethical Concerns? Section Summary Section 6: Conclusion Course Summary References
Amira Samuel is a family law attorney in New York City who specializes in representing survivors of intimate partner violece. Ms. Samuel advocates for survivors of violence in Supreme Court, Family Court and Criminal Court and advises clients on their rights in custody, visitation, family offense and child support proceedings. Ms. Samuel is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a former Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow. Disclosure: Amira Samuel has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Lisa Clark, J.D.
Lisa W. Clark, J.D. is a 1989 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and has received her Master’s and undergraduate degrees from Harvard Divinity School and Yale University, respectively. Ms. Clark practices in the area of health care law with an emphasis on hospital representation, Medicaid, managed care contracting, and general regulatory compliance including licensure, accreditation, and certification. She has additional experience with quality of care and pay for performance, HIPAA, EMTALA, and general regulatory compliance. Ms. Clark is a frequent speaker on health care regulatory matters. Disclosure: Lisa Clark, J.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Wendy C. Krull, LCSW
Ms. Krull has over 16 years of social work practice experience. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University (2001) and received clinical training at Henrico Mental Health and Developmental Services and Resource Guidance Services in Richmond, Virginia. Ms. Krull was the Client Services Director at a domestic violence agency, providing clinical services and supervising all direct care staff. She later managed part of the Pregnancy and Adoption Services department within Catholic Charities, San Diego. Ms. Krull also has experience in clinical documentation review and audits. She currently is a technical writer/ editor at Relias Learning. Disclosure: Wendy C. Krull, LCSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.