Training Update April 1, 2016 - Understanding the Health and Mental Health Needs of Children in Foster Care 4/21/16



Understanding the Health and Mental Health Needs of Children in Foster Care
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 10:00am - 2:00pm 

Together Georgia Provider Alliance in collaboration with The University of Georgia J. W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development  offers the following training.  Amerigroup is Georgia's provider of health and mental health benefits for children in foster care. By analyzing claim data, Amerigroup has identified the most common health and mental health diagnoses for Georgia's youth. This session will focus on those common diagnoses, symptoms and manifestations, as well as treatment strategies with an emphasis on real world solutions. Amerigroup representatives will be on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot Medicaid issues that providers may be experiencing.

Instructors: Dr. Joel Axler, Medical Director of Behavioral Health, Amerigroup; David Bolt, Director of Training, Amerigroup; and Amber Hammontree, Behavioral Healthcare Manger/Clinical Trainer, Amerigroup
Date and Time: Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location:  hosted at 
A Friend's House -  111 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
Cost: $85 (non-member)  Non-member registration

CEUs  applied for  - 3.5 hours LMSW, LMFT, and LPC

TG member individual registration or TG member group registration
Contact office@gahsc.org

 


CALENDAR OF CHILD WELFARE COMMUNITY TRAINING EVENTS

APRIL 22, 2016

Play Therapy Training

Georgia HOPE is partnering with the Georgia Association for Play Therapy (http://gahope.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dd55f0ce77257e4c7557e385c&id=ca8d0f23d1&e=59662d50d5) to host a training entitled:

Play Therapy and the Grieving Child
Friday, April 22nd, 2016
9:00am-3:30pm

We have 40 slots available for any local clinicians who have an interest in attending.

Please see here (
http://gahope.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=dd55f0ce77257e4c7557e385c&id=4d51f38098&e=59662d50d5) for more information on cost, location, and continuing education credit.

Additional questions can be sent to Rachel McCrickard at rmccrickard@gahope.org (mailto:rmccrickard@gahope.org) .


MAY 12, 2016

Mental Health Ethics and the Provision of Telemental Services: A Detailed Overview for Mental Health Clinicians

 (Should Clinicians already have their Ethics CEUs for this period, this course may count toward core hours)

Date:  Thursday May 12, 2016
Time: 9:15-4:30
Location:  The Methodist Home – 304 Pierce Avenue  Macon, GA 31204
Cost:  $100 (includes continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, training material, and CEU certificate)
About the Training: This one day TeleMental Health (TMH) will cover six hours of training to address the regulations (Rule 135-11-.01, TeleMental Health) established by the Georgia Composite Board as well as those requirements (HIPAA and High-Tech Act of 2010) set forth by the Office of Health and Human Services. This training will also provide a brief overview of the technical guidelines set forth by NASWand LPCA, a comprehensive overview of the ethical decision making process and how to integrate best practices in ethical decision making with the changing landscape of practice due to the emergence of Telemental Health and e-communication. Thistraining is for clinicians of all levels of clinical and technical abilities including those interested in an introduction to TMH as well as experienced therapist with a desire to keep abreast of the ever-changing world of technology and its impact on their practice
Registration Deadline:  April 29, 2016
To register by phone using a credit card, please contact Shantrise Gibson at (478) 751-2800
To register by mail or to pay with a check, please fill out the attached registration form and mail to:
Janet Whitten
Methodist Children’s Home
P.O. Box 2525

Macon, GA 31203


MAY 15, 2016

THE 2014 ACA CODE OF ETHICS - AN OVERVIEW OF THE CODES AND ITS IMPORTANT THEMES
DESCRIPTION:  The purpose of the workshop is to review 2014 ACA codes of ethics and compare counseling ethical codes to Social Work and Marriage & Family Therapy codes of ethics.
DATE(S): 
May 15, 2016 REGISTER HERE
July 15, 2016 REGISTER HERE  
TIME: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
LOCATION: CHRIS Kids Main Office - CHRIS Training Institute; 1017 Fayetteville Road Suite. B, Atlanta, GA 30316 (FREE PARKING)
COST: $120.00
PRESENTER: Ruby Blow, M.A., LPC, NCC, BCC, ACS, CPCS, DCC
CEUs: 6 Ethics Continuing Education Units have been approved.  


MAY 27, 2016

MENTAL HEALTH ETHICS AND THE PROVISION OF TELEMENTAL SERVICES: A DETAILED OVERVIEW FOR MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANS 
DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the workshop is to present a detailed overview of the core components of an effective TeleMental Health practice.
DATE(S): May 27, 2016 - REGISTER HERE
TIME:
 9:00am - 4:30pm (6 hour instruction time)
LOCATION: CHRIS Training Institute; 2nd Floor Training Room, 1017 Fayetteville Road, Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30316
COST: $150.00
PRESENTER: Charlie Safford, LCSW
CEUs: 6 Ethics Continuing Education Units have been approved. 



JUNE 17, 2016

ADVANCED ISSUES IN SUPERVISORY ETHICS: THE ETHICAL PROVISION OF TELECONFERENCING BASED SUPERVISION AND SUPERVISION FOR THE ETHICAL USE OF E-COMMUNICATIONS

DESCRIPTION:The purpose Comprehend how to instruct supervisee concerning guidelines for privacy and e-communication under HIPAA, the Hi-Tech Act of 2010 and the Final Omnibus Rule of March 2013.
DATE(S): June 17, 2016 - REGISTER HERE
TIME:
 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: CHRIS Training Institute; 2nd Floor Training Room, 1017 Fayetteville Road, Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30316
COST: $70.00
PRESENTER: Charlie Safford, LCSW
CEUs: 3 Ethics Continuing Education Units have been approved.


JULY 22, 2016

Ethics Training

A Session For Licensed Professionals
WHEN: July 22, 2016
WHERE: Hillside, Inc. (Monroe Training Room) 690 Courtenay Drive, Atlanta, GA 30306
TIME: 9:00am – 3:30pm
FACILITATOR: Charlie Safford, LCSW; yourceus.com, Inc.
Upon completion of this course trainees will:

Upon completion of this course trainees will: 1. Grasp the complications and ethical risks involved in the use of social media by both clinicians and their clients. 2. Know the changed landscape of culturally "normal" as increased diversity reduces the influence of the dominant culture, and what this means for balancing ethical, moral and legal perspectives of practice. 3. Understand the key legal, ethical and clinical knowledge base that must be part of the active vocabulary of any clinician who wishes to operate ethically in the year 2016, including state and federal laws concerning privacy, mandated reporting, harm prevention, rights of minors, and best practices models of ethical decision making 4. Understand how to address all the interests and principles found in complex ethical dilemmas within a systematic, structured ethical decision making process. 5. Apply course material to the real world practice of the trainee, through interactive scenario analysis and interactive role playing, highlighting and incorporating the key knowledge from each section.

TO REGISTER OR FORQUESTIONS: Email: dshadle@hside.org or call (404) 564-0696 by Friday, June 24th . FEE: $75.00; 5 Ethics Credits by NASW and LPCA; Lunch on your own


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