This workshop will provide knowledge of the NASW Code of Ethic Standards for Technology and the use of technology in contemporary social work practice settings. It will address the use of EMR/EHRs, informed consents, storing of PHI, use of telehealth services and social work licensure , types of telehealth platforms and the HIPAA security rule.
Time: 9AM - 12PM EST
Contact Hours: 3
Format: Live Remote (Zoom) – Link Sent 2 Days Before Workshop
Speaker Name: Patricia Coccoma Ed.D., LCSW
Speaker Bio: Dr. Coccoma has taught in academia and Social Work undergraduate/graduate programs for many years and is currently a faculty member at the University of New England, Portland, ME in the College of Professional Studies, MSWO program.
She earned her MSW degree from Adelphi University and a Doctorate in Education (Counseling Psychology) from Argosy University. Originally from New York, her social work career has included multiple positions from a staff social worker to Assistant Executive Director at a large child caring agency providing services and program development addressing the mental health needs of children, families and adults. She has and continues to maintain a private clinical social work practice providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families in a hybrid practice model of Telehealth and is a Board Certified TeleMental Health Provider. Her areas of interest include trauma informed care, social work ethics and mental health. She has published in scholarly journals and co-authored the book “Trauma Informed Care: How Neuroscience Influences Practice” Routledge publishers.