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Digital Seminar

Smart Business Strategies & Solutions for the Clinician: Improve Client Care, Increase Revenue, and Secure Your Financial Future


Faculty:
Howard Baumgarten
Duration:
6 Hours 27 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Sep 17, 2014
Product Code:
POS045525
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Learn the 5 keys to building and maintaining a financially successful practice, without compromising ethical integrity, and while improving your client care and clinical outcomes!
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in your business
  • Build a comprehensive personalized business plan to implement in your daily professional practice TODAY!

In a managed behavioral health world, and with the challenges of successfully implementing major changes in America’s healthcare system, never before is it more important to learn how not only to survive, also to thrive in your behavioral healthcare practice. As a leader and expert in the business of private practice building and management,

Howard Baumgarten takes you through a series of education modules that merge best business practices with enhancing therapeutic technique and outcomes.

Through descriptive examples of prior experience helping groups and individuals succeed and the story of his own journey into and through his private practice, Howard shares his wisdom with warmth and humor about a topic that many clinicians often avoid.

Howard will describe numerous strategies, in a variety of areas including organization, marketing/networking, managed care, asset growth and protection, and more. You will learn the art of entrepreneurship in your clinical setting and will be able to go back to your office with an individualized business plan that meets your needs both clinically and business wise. The philosophy of practice management breeding excellent clinical outcomes will become internalized with practical tools, ethical and effective methods that make sense for today’s practitioner, and that will help you build a stronger, more successful future, professionally and personally.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health 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 professions standards


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Legal, Ethical and Professional Development skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This activity meets the qualifications for 6.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).


Connecticut Addiction Counselors

Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 6.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Texas Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider # 503. This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #:168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 credits.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 6.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology.Provider Number #50-399.This product qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Psychologists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, 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 ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, 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 ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts

Faculty

Howard Baumgarten Related seminars and products: 1

LPC

Smart Practice Central


Howard Baumgarten, LPC, has nearly 25 years of clinical experience and is an expert on how to successfully merge high standards in mental health care with solid business principles. He has served the Denver area with a successful private practice for 15 years, learning first hand many of the “secrets” to a successful business. While maintaining his full-time clinical practice, Howard consults with new business owners in the field of mental health practice, provides training programs across the country and is the author of Private Practice Essentials: Business Tools for Mental Health Professionals (PESI, 2017).

As the former director for Westside Behavioral Care, Inc., he helped recruit, manage and build one of Colorado’s largest private group mental health practices. Since 2005, he has lectured at the University of Colorado’s Graduate Counseling Program, teaching a course on the establishment, development, and maintenance of clinical practice.

Howard warms his audiences with creative solutions and practical advice, sharing his experiences, with energy and humor!

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Howard Baumgarten maintains a private practice. He is employed by the University of Colorado. He sells websites and services for TherapySites, LLC and receives compensation. He is a speaker, who receives an honorarium, for Cigna Behavioral Health. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Howard Baumgarten has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.

 


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Target Audience

Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Psychologists, Physical Therapists, and other Behavioral Health Professionals

Objectives

  • Discover how to create or re-create a business specific to your needs and interests as a clinician.
  • Explain effective organization and management strategies that are thorough, efficient, and improve clinical quality.
  • Identify networking, marketing tools and pathways designed for creating and maintaining client referrals.
  • Discuss the role of managed care in private practice and how to best work with 3rd party payers.
  • Describe and identify programs and services outside traditional therapy and discuss implementation into your clinical setting.
  • Explain methods for managing practice finances and growing wealth.
  • Create an individualized plan for ongoing practice growth and development.

Outline

Practice Evaluation & Preparation

  • The Business Plan
    • Elements of a plan
    • Preparing your individualized plan
  • Organizing and managing the practice
    • Effective in organization and management is positive for good financial and clinical outcomes.
    • 5 Keys to efficiency
  • Networking/Marketing
    • Distinguished networks and smart marketing
    • How and where to get clients
    • Client retention strategies

Program Development & Diversification

  • Working with Managed Care
    • Brief history
    • Getting on panels
    • Verifying benefits/authorizations/claims & billing
    • Re-credential
    • Rate negotiation
    • The value of working with managed care
  • Diversification through creative programming
    • Explore diversification models
    • Diversification in individual business plans

Securing your future!

  • Financial growth and management
    • Professional experts
    • Strategies for managing finances
    • Insurance
    • Protection of assets
  • Ongoing Growth and Practice Development
    • The business plan reviewed
    • Diversification
    • Learning through success & failure
    • Mentorship
    • Avoiding burn out
    • Ultimate entrepreneur!
  • Comments, Questions, Feedback/Evaluation

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