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Law and Ethics of Effective Clinical Documentation   

Effective recordkeeping is vital to effective clinical work and is a key part of sound professional practice. In this half-day 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.


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

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

Cost: FREE

Cancellation requests for this workshop sent within three days of the event will be subject to a $20 administrative fee. Please note that if you register and do not attend, you are still liable for the administrative fee. Non-payment of the cancellation fee will result in the loss of workshop privileges (i.e. participant will be unable to register for future VTSC events).

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

Free CEUs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education Units. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.

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