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Not Too Boring 3 Hour Laws and Rules of the Board Review

3 CEU hours

$75.00 $35.00

This course is required every third renewal period and contains all relevant statutory and rule updates in Chapters 456 and 491, F.S., and Rule Title 64B4, F.A.C. Additionally, in this course, written by Matt McMillan (a former police officer, prosecutor, and county judge) and Susan McMillan, LMHC, CAP (Co-founder of Florida’s first 8 hour Laws and Rules Course), you will review the ins and outs of confidentiality, privileged communication, abuse reporting, and more — in other words, when to keep quiet, and when to speak up. This course can save lives and may save you from a lawsuit.

This lawsuit-avoidance course is required every third renewal period and contains all relevant statutory and rule updates.

Description

This course is required every third renewal period and contains all relevant statutory and rule updates in Chapters 456 and 491, F.S., and Rule Title 64B4, F.A.C. Additionally, in this course, written by Matt McMillan (a former police officer, prosecutor, and county judge) and Susan McMillan, LMHC, CAP (Co-founder of Florida’s first 8 hour Laws and Rules Course), you will review the ins and outs of confidentiality, privileged communication, abuse reporting, and more — in other words, when to keep quiet, and when to speak up. This course can save lives and may save you from a lawsuit.

This lawsuit-avoidance course is required every third renewal period and contains all relevant statutory and rule updates. (3 CEU hours)

Option to download course will expire 6 months after date of purchase.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will:

  1. Be able to discuss the psychotherapist-patient privilege as per F.S. 90.503, including specific applications to clinical practice.
  2. Be able to discuss F.S. 456 that establishes the regulation of the health professions through the Florida Department of Health, which is empowered to license and regulate health practitioners.
  3. Be familiar with updates to Ch 456, including the Firearm Owner’s Privacy Act and allowances for military and diverse populations as well as exceptions to confidentiality for HIV reporting.
  4. Be able to describe the requirements for reporting child and elder abuse and other related provisions as per F.S. 415 and F.S. 39.
  5. Be able to discuss F.S. 491, governing the practices of clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, and mental health counselors.
  6. Be able to discuss F.A.C. 64B4, which establishes the Florida Board for LCSW, LMFT, and LMHC and defines its authority, procedures, and activities and includes practice definitions and requirements for licensure, supervision, and specific specialties such as sex therapy, hypnotherapy, sex offender risk assessment, and treatment.
  7. Be able to access all changes and updates to Rule 64B4 that have occurred in the past three bienniums.
  8. Be knowledgeable of the rules governing the profession and the range of consequences for violating those rules.
  9. Review and be familiar with applicable updates to CEU requirements, public comment, attendance at Board meetings, supervision requirements, sex therapy, hypnotherapy, and sex offender treatment.

Student Reviews

“Excellent Course. I didn’t think I’d like a course in laws and rules, but I actually enjoyed it and learned a lot more than I thought I would.”

— Eileen O’Connell, LCSW, Pinellas Co, FL


“This was a very effective course and extremely TIMELY. Legal jargon is often difficult for lay people. This was presented with that in mind. As counselors, we MUST know these laws and the way with which this course is set up made this less tedious.”

— Marcia Lao, Licensed Professional Counselor, Highlands, FL


“I believe the course was extremely informative with a tremendous amount of information. My favorite part was the way things were broken down so simplistic it was easy to learn and understand.”

— Nathalie Viau, Registered mental health counselor intern, Orange County, FL


“You guys really helped equip me to feel more competent ethically and legally in a way this time that I really needed as my career has shifted. Private practice can throw you into so many gray situations that could easily get sticky if you’re not prepared. I love that you guys do not dance around issues and topics. Thank you for walking through real examples and providing clarity on what to say and how to respond. I feel like I was in the room with you having a conversation. I “grew up” a lot this biennium after your trainings and feel extremely more mature and competent in my independence as a practitioner. Thank you, thank you, thank you!”

-Lauren Ross, LMHC, Hillsborough Co, FL 4/6/19


“My favorite part is the convenience and ease of reading (writing style is conversational, and I love that). The example vignettes were also helpful.”

-Jemma Coleman, LMHC, LMFT, Palm Beach Co, FL 3/22/19


“I recommend this course for the quality and in-depth content, as well as the clinical experience of the providers.”

– Denise Coe, LMHC, Orange Co, FL 3/24/19

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