Health ED sponsored Dr. Michael Oberschneider and attorneys Mr. John Whitbeck and Mr. Kirk Nahara to present on Virginia mental health and the law in Alexandria, VA. Dr. Oberschneider's presentation addressed the various aspects of forensic practice and ethical/legal standards of care. The conference was well attended by area psychologists and therapists.
Dr. Joseph Novello and Dr. Michael Oberschneider will be presenting on the topic of mental health and the law in Virginia. They will be presenting alongside Mr. James Plowman, the Commonwealth's Attorney, Mr. John Whitbeck, an attorney in Northern Virginia, and Mr. Mark Watson, an attorney in central Virginia. The presentation is primarily for mental health professionals and attendees will earn 6 continuing education credits. The presentation will cover the most relevant areas including: Treatment policies and individual rights, forensic practice, ethical and legal standards of care, navigating the Court system, confidentiality, risk management and record keeping, HIPAA and federal anti-kickback [...]