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Legal and Ethical Issues for Social Worker Psychotherapists

Limited Seating


This workshop will review the essential ethical and legal background for the provision of psychotherapy by

licensed master social workers and licensed clinical social workers in New York State. Practitioners will be provided with

templates for record-keeping, informed consent, HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices, authorizations for the

release of patient information, and forms for the denial of access to patient information.

Date: Friday, July 26, 2019

Time: 9:30AM-4:15PM

Credits: 6 CEUs (NYS Social Workers – LMSWs and LCSWs)

Instructor: Bruce Hillowe, JD, PhD, Attorney and Counselor at Law

Cost: $219 Individual Rate, $209 Early Bird (register by 6/26/19), $199 3+ Group Rate (each)

Educational Objectives:

•Learn current and basic ethical and legal backgrounds for psychotherapy practice

•Plan and prepare to implement record-keeping and documentation requirements for psychotherapy practice

•Analyze the process of the evaluation, reporting, and recording of at-risk patients and circumstances

•Apply risk management principles without compromising clinical integrity

•Utilize tools to make clinical decisions in accordance with ethical, legal, and risk management guidelines

Social Workers: Counseling Services of Long Island, LCSW PC is recognized by the New York State Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0547.


At Counseling Services of Long Island, our goal is to help you stay updated with the latest research, theories,

and techniques in the industry.

Enroll now and join an elite group of your peers.

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