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Law and Ethics of Effective Clinical Documentation

Law and Ethics of Effective Clinical Documentation


Location: Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155

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From: December 1, 2017 at 9:00am to: 12:00pm

Trainer(s): Eric Ström, JD, MA. LMHC

Details: Effective recordkeeping is vital to effective clinical work and is a key part of sound professional practice. In this workshop we will examine Washington State and Federal legal standards regarding clinical documentation. We will also discuss documentation best-practices to support effective clinical work while minimizing risk of liability. Participants will gain increased understanding of the current standards regarding clinical documentation. This course is intended to meet ethics CE requirements.


  1. Gain an understanding of legal standards relating to clinical documentation
  2. Explore strategies to use clinical documentation to best support effective work with clients
  3. Apply best practice standards to clinical documentation of work with veteran clients

Cost: Free!

Parking: Ample parking in parking lot; closest to the Senior Center

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.