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REPEAT SESSION - Record Keeping for LCSWs

  • 02 Apr 2020
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Online Live, Interactive Webinar
  • 397


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Presenter: Laura Groshong, LICSW,
CSWA Director, Policy and Practice

This 1 credit course was developed for clinical social work professionals. The course will familiarize professionals with strategies to be compliant with state and Federal laws, cite ethical considerations and identify ways to maintain adequate documentation.

Target Audience:
 Any licensed clinical social workers or mental health professionals 

Content level:

About the instructor:
Ms. Laura Groshong is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Seattle and has been in clinical private practice for the past 43 years. She was a Registered Lobbyist in Washington State for 25 years. She is the Director of Policy and Practice for the Clinical Social Work Association. She has written and lectured extensively on clinical and regulatory issues around the country.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this Live, Interactive Webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between the Medical Record and Psychotherapy Notes
  • Describe how to protect information that is in the Medical Record
  • Cite ethical considerations for record keeping
  • Determine the length of time to retain the Medical Record
  • Assess what information belongs in the Medical Record

Course interaction & system requirements:

This live webinar is fully interactive. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led discussions.

Fee & Registration

CSWA Members:  
FREE |  Non-members: $29 for Non-Members

Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to the live webinar to receive a refund. Each registered participant will receive log-in information via email from prior to the Webinar.

Course Completion & CE Info

CE Credit:

To earn 1 CE credit, participants must log in at the scheduled time, and attend the entire course.

Post test and Evaluation:
At the end of this workshop, participants must successfully complete the post-test and complete an online course evaluation (these links will be sent out after the webinar). Once the post-test is successfully completed, the participant will be directed to an evaluation. After the post-test is submitted, a link will be provided for the participant to print/download the certificate.

For questions or concerns, or to request special accommodations, please call 202-599-8443 or email

System Requirements to Participate

On a PC:

  • Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser
  • Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 or later
  • Cable modem, DSL or better Internet connection (1 Mbps or faster)
  • Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB or more of RAM

On a Mac:

  • Safari 6, Firefox 34, Google Chrome 39 (JavaScript enabled) or the latest version of each web browser
  • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or newer
  • Cable modem, DSL or better Internet connection (1 Mbps or faster)
  • Intel processor (2GB of RAM or better)

On an iPad, iPhone, Android or Windows mobile device:

  • Free GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar or GoToTraining app from the App Store, Google Play or Windows Store
  • WiFi connection recommended for VoIP audio

Participants wishing to connect to audio using VoIP a microphone and speakers. (A USB headset is recommended.)

Clinical Social Work Association, provider #1719, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Clinical Social Work Association maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/27/19 – 08/27/20. Social Workers completing this course will receive 1 clinical continuing education credit.

Questions? Contact the CSWA Administrator at

PO Box 10
Garrisonville, Virginia  22463

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