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The Baker Act and Parental Rights Webinar, Law updates

August 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Free

Complimentary Webinar on the updates made to the Florida Mental Health Law, the Baker Act and an overview of Parental Rights in Florida.

About this event

Complimentary Webinar on the updates made to the Florida Mental Health Law, the Baker Act and an overview of Parental Rights in Florida.

 

 

Join us for a complimentary Zoom Webinar.

 

 

The Baker Act in Florida allows a child, an adult or an elder to be involuntarily sent for a psychiatric examination.

 

 

This webinar is designed to provide Law Enforcement Officers, School Resource Officers and School Personnel with a thorough understanding of the recent Florida Legislation related to potential Baker Act situation involving a juvenile. It is also a refresher to the Florida Mental Health Act (Baker Act), its impact on human rights and protecting vulnerable persons and their rights.

 

Specific Learning Objectives:

 

 

1. Understand the legal context and intentions of the Baker Act.

 

 

2. Be able to describe the laws regarding involuntary examinations.

 

 

3. Be able to identify what parental rights impacted by the Baker Act and the Act’s unintended consequences.

 

 

4. Obtain action steps to preserve parental rights and safely use the Law.

 

Host:

 

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida (CCHR) is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious mental health watchdog organization dedicated to the restoration of human rights in the mental health industry.

 

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

 

This live webinar is designed for:

· Law Enforcement Officers

· Clinical Social Workers

· School Resource Officers

· School Personnel (counselors, administrative staff)

 

Submit your questions to: info@cchrflorida.org

 

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Organizer

Samuel Guillard
Phone:
727-442-8820
Email:
execdir@cchrflorida.org
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Venue

Online
Phone:
727-442-8820