Behavioral Health Practice Errors
A medical errors course for licensed Psychologists, School Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Nurses, and some other allied professions*.
*Please check our listing with CE Broker to see if your profession is approved.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Note: This is an approved 2CE course that meets the medical errors content requirements for license renewal for Florida Licensed Psychologists, Licensed School Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. The content may meet requirements in other states as well please check our approvals page and your state board. Resources provided are for all fifty states.
Description: This is a 2 CE medical errors class providing information on root-cause analysis, error reduction and prevention and patient safety in behavioral healthcare practice. The course will include factors that contribute to the occurrence of behavioral healthcare practice errors, how to recognize at-risk situations, protocol to improve patient outcome, reporting responsibilities, and patient safety. Patient rights and other public education concerns will be addressed.
CE Credits: 2
CE Broker #: 20-11346
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Areas: Medical errors, Research and evaluation, Professional orientation/readiness, Service coordination, Risk management, Legal and regulatory, FL CE requirements
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to provide an overview of root cause analysis, error prevention, and patient safety practices. This overview should equip counselors to implement situation analyses to avert practice missteps.
Target Audience: Psychologists, school psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals.
States that accept Program Services credits because of our national approvals: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin
Accepts Program Services credits because we hold another state SW board approval: Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Cross-disciplinary
States with no specified requirements/limitations or self- submit after the fact Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico
Program Services credits not available for Social Work in these states: Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana
South Carolina Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
District Columbia Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
Allied profession approvals can be found at https://www.programservices.org/approvals?other=true
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