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Thursday, July 30, 2020
     

Best Practices in Navigating HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2: A Client, Family and Organizational Perspective

Best Practices in Navigating HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2: A Client, Family and Organizational Perspective

Thursday July 30, 2020

2 pm ET/ 1pm CT/ 11 am PT

A SAMHSA sponsored webinar developed under contract by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and presented by Mental Health America (MHA) will take place Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 2:00pm Eastern Time called Best Practices in Navigating HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2: A Client, Family and Organizational Perspective

 Understanding HIPAA the substance use disorder confidentiality regulations (42 CFR Part 2) can be confusing for individuals and families who are new to mental health/substance use disorders (SUDs). Individuals and families have better success at recovery if their support systems can stay involved in ongoing care and engage in shared decision making as part of treatment for mental illnesses and SUDs. 

This webinar will explore what people need to know about HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2 from a client, family, and organizational perspective. Our speaker will provide easy to understand overview of the law. Learn practical tips to ensure all parties who can and want to be involved in treatment are involved from the beginning. The webinar will finish with policy and practice guidelines for organizations and programs to successfully implement HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2. Guidance will include protocol for data collection, data sharing strategies, and supporting clients and families.

Presenter:

  • Gerald (Jud) E. DeLoss, JD – Chief Executive Officer/General Counsel, Illinois Association for Behavioral Health

Instructions to join the webinar

When in the seminar room, the Adobe Connect Log-in screen appears, select "Enter as a Guest," enter the name and state of the participant in the "Name" field (Ex. Jane Doe-AK) and click on "Enter Room."  For attendees, this is a “listen only” webinar.  Should they need to dial in, the instructions are on the note pad in the seminar room. 

If you dial in, please ensure that your computer speakers are turned off so that there is no audio feedback.

Note: If you are only able to join the audio portion, then you will not be able to see the webinar presentation.

We highly recommend that you test your connection to Adobe Connect in advance of the webinar to ensure access. You may need to work with your state’s IT Department to resolve any firewall issues. To test your connection, please go to: http://nasmhpd.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm. You may be prompted to install ActiveX control, Adobe Flash Player, and Adobe Connect add-ins. If you encounter any difficulty testing your connection or logging into the webinar, please contact Technical Support by calling 1-800-459-5680.

If you have any questions please contact Kelle Masten via email at kelle.masten@nasmhpd.org or at 703-682-5187.

**We do not offer CEU credits however letters of attendance are offered upon request. 

***Closed-captioning is available for this webinar.