SMHI Webinar: Ethical Recordkeeping in School Mental Health - Part 2 of 2


Presented by Dr. Jim Raines, LCSW. Ethical Recordkeeping in School Mental Health - Part 2 will cover the remaining three aspects of ethical documentation according to the new NASW Code of Ethics:

  1. How records should be communicated to others;
  2. What and how much information facilities client services;
  3. How and when documents should be destroyed.

In Part 1 of this two-part series, he addressed the first four of seven aspects of ethical documentation.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will learn how records should be transmitted to others.
  2. Participants will learn about boundary issues related to using social media.
  3. Participants will learn what information should be documented and what should not. 

Presenter Information

Dr. Jim Raines, LCSW, calls himself an accidental academic with the heart of a practitioner. He earned his MSSW at Columbia University in New York City and his Ph.D. from Loyola University of Chicago. Jim has been President of the Illinois Association of School Social Workers, Midwest Council of School Social Workers, and the School Social Work Association of America. He has written four books published by Oxford University Press, including one on ethical decision-making with Nic Dibble in 2011. He has keynoted state, national, and international conferences. He is currently a Professor of Social Work at California State University Monterey Bay.

Certificate of Completion

TASN SMHI is a social work continuing education approved provider through the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB) (KS BSRB Provider Number 18-011). 

To earn a Certificate of Completion for completing an archived SMHI webinar:

  1. Go to the SMHI Moodle site; view the archived webinar; and complete the post-assessment.
  2. A Certificate of Completion that you may download and/or print will be automatically populated.

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