LawSense: Law for Mental Health Practitioners webinar

November 25, 2021

Principal Nevena Brown is participating in LawSense’s 2021 ‘Law for Mental Health Practitioners’ series, and will be presenting the following topic:

Confidentiality, Privacy, Sharing and Storing Information: Understanding and Balancing Your Obligations

  • Examining current laws relevant to privacy, confidentiality and information sharing and how these interact
  • What amounts to lawful consent to release information? Can children give consent?
  • Dealing with insurance organisations requesting records
  • Sharing records within a team – what are the limits and what should be considered?
  • Understanding when and what information you can share with third parties such as GPs or agencies
  • Exploring what steps, you can take to prevent disclosure of your records by other practitioners, such as GPs
  • Dealing with families and the disclosure of information
  • Meeting your privacy and confidentiality obligations where cloud-based storage of records is involved
  • Managing the interaction between your duty of care and duty of confidentiality

Nevena’s presentation is at 1:00pm on Thursday 25 November 2021. For more information click here.