Behavioral Health Practice Errors
A medical errors course for licensed 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 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: 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.
National Board for Certified Counselors (N.B.C.C.) Program Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #: 5978.
Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.
Program Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Social Work: State Licensing Board Approval Information for Continuing Education.
The following states accept our national approvals (NBCC) for social work CE: Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin.
We are approved in two states for social work (Florida and Alabama).
The following states accept Program Services CE if other state SW boards have approved our CE. (Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia.)
These states specify cross-disciplinary CE is acceptable, have no specified requirements/limitations, or that social workers can self- submit after the fact:
Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico.
Program Services has not applied for CE for social work in New York, Hawaii, Iowa, and Minnesota.
Florida Board of Nursing FBN #2456 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling: BAP #162
Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners #0339
Georgia Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
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?
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