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

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

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.

Faculty:
Dana L. Frakes, MS, LPC
Quality Management Regional Manager
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions

John Waller, MA, LPC, CEAP, LEAP
Clinical Director
Family First Community Services, LLC

Location:
Atrium Health
Behavioral Health Charlotte Auditorium
501 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

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
Open
Presenter(s)
Dana L Frakes, MS, LPC, John C Waller, MA, NCC
Date(s)
May 10, 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
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: Dana L. Frakes, MS, LPC Quality Management Regional Manager Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions John Waller, MA, LPC, CEAP, LEAP Clinical Director Family First Community Services, LLC Location: Atrium Health Behavioral Health Charlotte Auditorium 501 Billingsley Road Charlotte, NC 28211

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
Open
Date(s)
May 10, 2019
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fees
$100.00
Registration Fee (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