Meetings

2019 - 2020


Friday

Law and Ethics of Effective Documentation and Recordkeeping for Mental Health Professionals

presented by Eric Strom, JD, LMHC

6 CEUs

Learning objectives:

Participants on this workshop will be able to:

  1. Locate and describe ethical standards relating to clinical documentation

  2. Locate and describe Federal and Washington State legal standards relating to clinical documentation

  3. Create and evaluate strategies to use clinical documentation to best support effective work with clients

  4. Evaluate sufficiently and effectiveness of current documentation strategies.

  5. Apply best practice standards to clinical documentation of work with a range of diverse client populations.

September 20, 2019


Friday

October 18, 2019

Open Dialogue: The Mental Health System of Care Delivery in Western Lapland, & A Way of Being with Those in Crisis & Difficulty with Their Families and Social Networks That is Philosophical and Meaningful

presented by Alita Taylor, MA, LMFT

1.5 CEUs

Learning objectives:

Participants on this workshop will be able to:

  1. Learn the Seven Principles and the 12 Elements of practicing Open Dialogue and how they came into development

  2. List and describe the current ongoing international research on applying Open Dialogue in early psychosis

  3. Review the research that this approach is utilized due to its robust results. Clients can experience less disability, less unemployment, less neuroleptic usage, & less long-term mental health service usage as compared with other treatment groups from studies conducted in Finland.