Writing Treatment Plans and Case Notes: Helpful Hints for Practitioner
Fran Giordano, PhD, LCPC presents this 3 hour webinar (3CEs)
This workshop will help practitioners learn strategies for documenting treatment. The specific content of case notes that is effective as a liability protection will be detailed. Difficult documentation issues such as documenting groups, couples, families; and integrating one’s theoretical approach will be discussed.
About the Presenter: Francesca G. Giordano, Ph.D. is Program Director for the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at the Family Institute at Northwestern University. Prior to joining the Family Institute, she was a professor of Counseling in the Department of Counseling, Adult and Health Education at Northern Illinois University. She is also a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. For the past ten years, she has been an administrator and counselor educator with a specialization in mental health, consultation and ethics. She was an Illinois Professional Counselor Licensing and Disciplinary Board member, and is a board member for the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association and Past President of the Illinois Counseling Association. She is also highly successful workshop presenter and offers workshops for the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association including an exam preparation workshop for the LCPC license and workshops on Legal and Ethical Issues. She is the Co-Editor for the Journal of Counseling in Illinois. She consults with mental health centers in the areas of effective treatment planning, ethical issues, anger and therapeutic change. In 1998, she received the Counselor Educator of the Year award by the American Mental Health Counselors Association, in 2002 she received the Distinguish Service award from the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association, in 2006 she received the Counselor Educator of the Year award from the Illinois Counselor Education and Supervision Association and in 2009 she received the C.A. Michelman award for Outstanding Service to the Counseling Profession. As a staff member at The Family Institute, her clinical practice specializes in sexuality counseling, anger management, and relationship restoration in couples.
To obtain CEs for this program you must register with IMHCA. This program is recognized as providing CE Clock Hours by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) for LCPCs/LPCs, LCSWs/ LSWs, (IDFPR License #159-000650); LMFTs (IDFPR License # 168-000148); Lic Psychologists (IDFPR License #268.000009). IMHCA is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-Approved Clock Hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Events for which NBCC approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin (or in the brochure or website). The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program (Provider #6274). IL State Board of Education Provider Code (102295).
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