Assessment: A Comprehensive Guide to the Clinical Process and Report-Writing

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Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals.

Description

This course provides an extensive overview of assessment types, with an emphasis on Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCAs), primarily for children.

The assessment process will be reviewed in depth, including gathering of history, determining functioning in essential domains, diagnostic formulation, and the setting of appropriate treatment recommendations. Guidance will be offered for effective writing and documentation, in accordance with best practice and Medicaid requirements. Suggestions will also be made about providing helpful feedback to individuals in a debriefing session. Templates for effective CCAs will be provided, as well as opportunities to create and critique samples from assessments.

Dates: March 29th or May 10th
Register for the March 29th workshop by clicking the "Register Button" or Click Here for the May 10th workshop!


Faculty:
Beth A. Pfister, LCAS, CCS, LCSW
SOC Coordinator
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions

Jennifer M. Thomas, PhD
Licensed Psychologist/Coordinator of Psychological Services,
Teen Health Connection

Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

Objectives

  • Understand the types of behavioral health assessments and their similarities/differences.
  • Ensure appropriate gathering of clinical information to support an accurate assessment and diagnostic formulation.
  • Develop a robust, clear writing style to inform and support the assessment recommendations.
  • Deliver understandable and relevant feedback about assessment findings to individuals being assessed.

Contact

Chanyne C Cupil, BS

Sessions

Status
Closed
Presenter(s)
Beth A Pfister, LCAS CCS LCSW,Dr. Jennifer Thomas, PhD
Date(s)
Mar 29, 2019
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
6.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
0.60 - CEU
6.00 - Contact Hours
6.00 - NBCC Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Description
This course provides an extensive overview of assessment types, with an emphasis on Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCAs), primarily for children. The assessment process will be reviewed in depth, including gathering of history, determining functioning in essential domains, diagnostic formulation, and the setting of appropriate treatment recommendations. Guidance will be offered for effective writing and documentation, in accordance with best practice and Medicaid requirements. Suggestions will also be made about providing helpful feedback to individuals in a debriefing session. Templates for effective CCAs will be provided, as well as opportunities to create and critique samples from assessments. Faculty: Beth A. Pfister, LCAS, CCS, LCSW SOC Coordinator Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions Jennifer M. Thomas, PhD Licensed Psychologist/Coordinator of Psychological Services, Teen Health Connection

Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

Details
Status
Closed
Date(s)
Mar 29, 2019
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$100.00
Registration (Breakfast and Lunch Provided)
Credits
0.60
CEU
6.00
Contact Hours
6.00
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
6.00
NBCC Hours