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PDS261: Legal and Ethical Issues in Addiction Treatment
April 30, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$90
This seminar uses case studies, practical applications, and checklists to deliver foremost legal principles including counselor licensing statutes and regulations. Federal, state, and agency laws applicable to alcohol and other drug abuse treatment also covers malpractice liability issues, DWI, domestic violence, employment rights, AIDS, and ADA. Students will become familiar with the federal regulations governing Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse patient records, applicability interacting with HIPAA Privacy Rule and proper handling of subpoenas and court orders. Students will receive real life experience interacting with courts and public agencies by developing a brief report and practice with expert witness testimony. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC clock hours.
Instructor: William John Kane, JD
CE Credits: 6 Legal