Objectives

After completing this course, students will:

  • Describe who is a mandated reporter and the steps necessary to report child abuse or neglect.

  • Identify different types of protected health information (PHI/e-PHI) Discuss how HIPAA is intersected with behavior analysis and the BACB Code.

  • Identify the types of child abuse or neglect.

  • Discuss what to do when a child discloses, or there is suspicion of, child abuse/neglect.

  • Learn where to navigate for available resources.

  • Discuss how mandated reporting is intersected with behavior analysis and the BACB Code.

  • Understand HIPAA, it’s privacy rule, covered entities, and potential violation consequences

  • Identify different types of protected health information (PHI/e-PHI)

  • Discuss how HIPAA is intersected with behavior analysis and the BACB Code

  • Identify types of BACB ethical violations & steps to take to report a violation

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Welcome!

    • Course Downloads: Mandated Reporting

  • 2

    Video Lesson

    • Mandated Reporting & Ethical Considerations

    • HIPAA Compliance & Other Ethical Considerations

  • 3

    Last steps

    • Quiz

    • Completion Survey

Mandated Reporting and HIPAA compliance: Ethical Applications for Behavior Analysts

Do you know your responsibilities when it comes to mandatory reporting?

In this highly informative presentation, Ashley Carrigan will walk you through your ethical obligation as a mandated reporter. The importance of reporting suspicious behavior, which signs to look for in cases of suspected child abuse or neglect and how to report your findings are clearly described. You’ll also hear a thorough discussion on the importance of HIPAA compliance, the different types of protected health information and the consequences of violating HIPAA rules.

Instructor

Ashley Carrigan

BCBA

Ashley Carrigan is a board-certified behavior analyst with 11+ years of experience working with individuals across the lifespan, mainly with children diagnosed with disabilities between the ages of 0-19. She received her Master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from TCSPP: Los Angeles and she is currently completing her dissertation research toward a Doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis at TCSPP: Online. She’s currently employed working at Achievements ABA Therapy, LLC in Atlanta, GA as a Director of Training & Development and as an Assessment Specialist, while also carrying a small caseload as a BCBA providing oversight and direction for clients and families receiving ABA services in-home. Ashley also owns a consulting company called Center for Young Minds Behavior & Learning, LLC (CYMBL), providing various consulting services. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband of 8 years and three children, ages 6 (girl) and 18-month twins (boy/girl). Her hobbies include activities such as reading, yoga, walking, trying new foods/restaurants, and watching movies/TV shows with her family.

Reviews

5 star rating

Medical Necessity: excellent course.

Veronica is extremely knowledgeable and provided excellent advice and resources for writing treatment plans.

Veronica is extremely knowledgeable and provided excellent advice and resources for writing treatment plans.

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Juliette Grace

5 star rating

well designed and presented course

EMIL MAJETICH

5 star rating

Great presenter with thoughtful insights

Michael Wallach

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