The Southwestern Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (SIAP) presents:

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Ethics and Issues in the Real World

Presenter: Nancy N. Sallee, Ph.D.


September 21, 2018

4:00-6:00 p.m.

2.0 CE

Description: This is a two-hour workshop focused on the understanding and application of boundaries as they pertain to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  Discussion will follow lecture and examples of the ethical application of HIPAA in psychologists’ practice will ensue. 

Method and Length: The presentation will be given live for two hours. 

Confidentiality: Confidentiality of the material and discussion will be strictly maintained.  All cases reviewed will be appropriately masked and prior consent as appropriate will be obtained. 

Relevance to psychologists and social workers: This program is directly relevant to mental health workers who provide psychological services to clients in a private practice setting.   

Learning Objectives:

  1. The participant can describe the primary issues addressed by the rules and regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

  2. The participant can list the requirements and exclusions in case notes as per HIPAA.

  3. The participant can define what is protected health information as per HIPAA

  4. The participant can list when, how, and to whom protected health information can be shared

  5. The participant can name three unique difficulties telehealth brings to the practice and application of HIPAA.  

SIAP is approved by the American Psychological Association 

to sponsor continuing education for psychologists

SIAP maintains responsibility for the program and its content