The Psychotherapy Documentation Primer
Total CE Credit Hours: 6
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100271
About the Course:
Everything a therapist needs to know to record client intake, treatment, and progress. It fully incorporates the latest managed care, accrediting agency, and government regulations.
Donald E. Wiger, Ph.D.
About the Author:
Dr. Wiger, a psychologist, runs a large mental health clinic in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is an adjunct professor at Argosy University, The Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. He is the author of numerous books.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about clinical record keeping. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Discuss the purpose and steps involved in conducting a biopsychosocial assessment
Discuss current documentation procedures and third-party requirements
Provide an effective mental status exam
Describe important aspects of the diagnostic interview
Discuss aspects of “good” treatment plans and “bad” treatment plans
Discuss what constitutes a “good” progress note
Describe the process for documenting the need for additional services
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