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The Baker Act – Online Conference

November 7, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Free Webinar on the Florida Baker Act. Hear from a law expert. Includes Continuing Education Credit for mental health professionals.

Free Webinar on the Florida Baker Act. Hear from a law expert. Includes Continuing Education Credit for mental health professionals.

About this Event

Join us for a complimentary Zoom Webinar.

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

This course is designed to provide mental health providers and interested citizens with a thorough understanding of the Florida Mental Health Act (Baker Act) including, its history, its use, impact on human rights and actions to take while protecting vulnerable persons and their rights.

Specific Leaning Objectives:

1. Participants will understand the context and intentions of the Baker Act.

2. Participants will be able to describe the process of involuntary assessment and treatment.

3. Participants will be able to identify the basic human rights impacted by the Baker Act and its unintended consequences.

4. Participants will be provided with action steps to protect themselves, their children, and all those impacted by the Baker Act.

Our guest speaker:

Carmen Miller, private attorney practicing in the Tampa Bay area. She is an expert on the Baker Act and served for over 8 years as Asst. Public Defender for 13th Judicial District, Hillsborough County.

Host:

Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida is a mental health watchdog advocating for mental health rights patients for more than 50 years.

Saturday, November 7th, 2020 at 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

ACCREDIATION

This webinar has been planed and implement in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Florida Board Of Clinical Social Work, Marriage And Family Therapy And Mental Health Counseling.

CREDIT DESIGNATION

This live activity is designated for maximum of three (3.0) CME Credits for:

· Licensed Mental Health Counselor

· Licensed Clinical Social Worker

· Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

· Certified Master Social Worker

Submit your questions to: center@cchrflorida.org

Details

Date:
November 7, 2020
Time:
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-baker-act-webinar-tickets-125816274865

Organizer

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