Thursday 10/20 8:15-8:30 am Welcome & Board Introductions 8:30-9:00 am Chancellor's Office & CARS 9:00-9:45 am Promoting Board Elections & Positions 9:45-10:30 am Markie Pasternack Active Minds Chapters 10:30-12:00 pm Roundtable Discussion 12:00 - 1:00 pm BREAK & Virtual LUNCH 1:00-4:00 pm John Mollet & Marcia Hunter Indigenous/Native American Mental Health & Intergenerational Trauma(3 CEs)
Friday 10/21 8:45-9:00 am Welcome & Introductions 9:00-12:00 pm David Leatherberry, JD Law & Ethics - Topics of Interest(3 CEs) 12:00-12:30pm Elections & Voting 12:30-1:00pm Closing Remarks
CEs Training Info
John Mollet & Marcia Hunter Indigenous/Native American Mental Health & Intergenerational Trauma(3 CEs) Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to describe cultural norms of American Indian/Indigenous culture.
Participants will be able to list relevant terminology as it pertains to the American Indian/Indigenous culture.
Participants will be able to analyze data on mental health as it pertains to American Indian/Indigenous culture.
Participants will be able to apply knowledge in a culturally sensitive manner.
This training for Mental Health professionals and community members that would like to gain a basic awareness of the American Indian/Indigenous culture and get a better understanding of what challenges are experienced in the community and how to create a more inclusive space for Native students. The training will include a brief history, cultural norms and practices, terminologies and definitions, data on mental health, and sensitive practices to be aware of when working with this community.
John Mollet is the Outreach Coordinator for the Native American/Indigenous community at Jewish Family Service. Born and raised in San Diego, John is an enrolled member of the Assiniboine and Nakota Sioux tribes of Fort Peck Reservation in Montana. He has a Masters in History from San Diego State and work was focused on how Native American soldiers and veterans are seen in popular culture and history. His background surrounds Native American pedagogy and education theory, Indigenous historiography and Psychohistory, and Comparative Genocide Studies. When not at work, John likes to spend his free time with his daughter and wife.
Marcia Hunter (she/her) holds a degree in Social Work with an emphasis in Mental Health. She also serves as a facilitator for Survivors of Suicide Loss for the Native American Community. Her background is in Suicide Awareness, Holistic Wellness, and Community Engagement. She is a proud member of the Three Affiliated Tribes from North Dakota. She is Arikara, Mandan, and Northern Cheyenne. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring National Park with her family and learning traditional ways of beading.
David Leatherberry, JD Law & Ethics(3 CEs) Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to analyze key differences between FERPA, state and federal confidentiality laws related to patient health information.
Participants will be able to identify strategies to utilize in resolving ethical conflicts between institutional policies and professional ethics/standards of practice.
Participants will be able to identify 2 or more recent legal changes that affect behavioral healthcare providers.
Update on Chancellor’s Office Request for Basic Needs/Mental Information
Review of FERPA v. HIPPA/CMIA
Balancing conflict between professional ethics and institutional policies
Understanding risk to provider
Student consent implications
Handling of records of a deceased student
Update on Telehealth – Navigating State Licensing Limitations Recent Legislative Changes, Including:
National 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline
AB 468 – New Law re Emotional Support Animals
AB 690 – Requirements for individuals in school setting gaining experience toward licensure.
AB 2754 – Remote supervision for psychological trainees
SB 1428 – Psychological Testing Technicians
BBS Update re posting of Notice to Consumers
Update on the Federal Open Notes Rule (“Interoperability and Information Blocking”)
David Leatherberry represents solo and small group health care practices, providing business, regulatory and licensing support, with an emphasis on behavioral health. He has been counsel for the San Diego Psychological Association since approximately 2007, where he advises members regularly on legal and ethical issues affecting their practice. As of 2021, he began providing the same service for "Platinum" members of the California Psychological Association. He defends providers before all licensing boards. He advises practices on numerous compliance issues related to privacy, anti-kickback, false claims, billing and recoupment, employment, and practice formation and transition. Prior to going into private practice, he worked for the University of San Diego School of law, Mental Health Advocacy Program, providing regulatory support both to consumers and acute psychiatric hospitals. He was subsequently awarded the California State Bar’s highest honor for pro bono service for his volunteer work with the mentally ill. He is a past chair of the Health Law Committee for the California Lawyers Association, Business Law Section. He is a past instructor in Law and Ethics for psychologists, MFTs and counselors, and is a frequent panelist at the annual conference of the California Psychological Association. Prior to going into solo practice in 2018, he was a partner with the national law firm of Gordon, Rees, Scully, Mansukhani, LLP where he specialized in healthcare litigation and transactions.
*MHWA is a CE provider approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The Board of Behavioral Sciences recognizes CE credit from CPA approved providers for LCSWs, MFTs, LEPs, and LPCCs. MHWA’s CE programs meet the California Board of Nursing’s requirements for acceptable continuing education for BRN licensees. MHWA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Attendance policy Those who attend this training in full and complete the appropriate evaluation form will receive CE credits. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the training is completed will not receive CE credits.
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