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Clinical Documentation Regulations and Best Practices

September 20, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST

$50.00 – $65.00

Arizona Trauma Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6677. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Arizona Trauma Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

CE Hours Awarded: 3 Platinum & Gold Options only

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Training Description

Through presentation, examples, and review of materials this training is designed to develop and strengthen clinical documentation skills and a better understanding of requirements and best practices regarding clinical documentation for those providing behavioral health services.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to identify and become familiar with sources of clinical documentation regulations.
  2. Participants will gain knowledge regarding ethical considerations related to clinical documentation.
  3. Participants will gain knowledge regarding the impact of technology on clinical documentation.
  4. Participants will improve clinical documentation skills as it relates to ethical best practices.
  5. Participants will gain knowledge regarding the impact of concurrent and collaborative documentation.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized scope of expertise or license of professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession’s standards.

Additionally, many of the topics being taught would require supervision and/or mentorship is not included in this course.

CE Credits

Credits listed below are for full attendance of the live training.  Attendees will sign in upon arrival and after lunch.  At the end of the training, attendees will be given an evaluation to complete.  After completing the evaluation attendees will receive a certificate of completion for the training.

Arizona Trauma Institute does not issue partial certificates of completion.

NOTE: Credits do not include time for breaks or lunch.

CE Hours Awarded: 3 Platinum & Gold Options only

Presenter- Patricia Dobratz, JD, LMFT

Patricia’s education and professional background spans the fields of law, behavioral health, and academia.  She has practiced as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in various settings including schools, private practice, outpatient clinics, and integrated healthcare facilities.  In addition, she has held Clinical Supervisor, Director, and Vice President positions providing support and leadership to behavioral health teams of interns, associates, independently licensed professionals, and supervisors.

Patricia is passionate about supporting others and upholding the integrity of the behavioral health field.  She has provided clinical supervision, facilitated trainings, and taught at several universities for over ten years, in an effort to help others translate best practices from textbook to practice. She has served on Arizona Division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.  In addition, she has served on the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Professional Member and most recently as Chairperson.


Event Location:

Arizona Trauma Institute
49 South Sycamore Street, Suite 2
Mesa, Arizona 85202


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September 20, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
$50.00 – $65.00
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Arizona Trauma Institute


In-Person; Live-Webinar
49 S. Sycamore, #2
Mesa, AZ 85202 United States
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