Sharing Confidential Information Between
Ohio’s Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Systems
February 21 2019
Sharing information about clients is an important part of an integrated treatment plan, but the laws governing what information can be shared in what circumstances are complex. Columbus-area attorney Christina Shaynak-Diaz parses the legal language and helps behavioral health professionals and law enforcement officers understand and apply the rules in an interactive half-day class.
This course is appropriate for anyone who works closely with people receiving services for mental health or substance use, including law enforcement officers.
Christina Shaynak-Diaz is a licensed attorney. She earned her Juris Doctor, Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Arts degrees from The Ohio State University. She specializes in behavioral health law, public agency compliance issues, and state and federal confidentiality laws.
Three (3) hours of CEUs are available for counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists. Cost is $30 per person for behavioral health professionals who are not employed by an agency contracted by the Tri-County Board* or for law enforcement professionals who work outside Miami, Darke or Shelby Counties.
A 100% discount is available to staff of agencies under contract* with the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services (Miami, Darke, Shelby). Law enforcement professionals serving full- or part-time in a department in Miami, Darke or Shelby Counties are also eligible for a fee waiver.
If you are registering one or more attendees from an agency NOT under contract with the Tri-County Board and wish to be invoiced, please contact Brad Reed ReedB@tcbmds.org for registration procedure. Each attendee must be registered individually.
* Agency staff eligible to attend the training at no cost are CURRENT full- or part-time employees of: