“Using the Language of the Law to Salt & Pepper Your Treatment Records” Presented by Dave Jensen, JD, CAMFT Staff Attorney - 6 CE Hours

Dave Jensen will review the four fundamentals of the psychotherapy profession. In addition, many clinicians struggle with the content of their treatment records. They wonder, “Should I write a lot? Should I write a little? What really needs to be in my records?” In this six-hour course, CAMFT Staff Attorney Dave Jensen, JD, will review fundamental aspects of recordkeeping. This workshop satisfies the six Legal and Ethical hours needed for license renewal.

This workshop is designed to help you:
1. Explain the “building blocks” of the BBS’ law regarding recordkeeping.
2. Identify mistakes made by colleagues in the area of recordkeeping.
3. State the core subject areas of a treatment record.
4. Compare/contrast recordkeeping requirements of the public and private mental health systems.
5. Identify key legal terms that should “salt and pepper” your records, treatment or otherwise.
6. Describe the “D-A-V-E Way” of keeping records.