HIPAA Awareness for Mental Health Providers

HIPAA Training for Mental Health ProvidersThis course is an annual briefing on the impact of HIPAA, HITECH, Omnibus on Mental Health Providers. This is recommended for all employees of Mental Health Providers having access to protected health information (PHI) and who need awareness training in HIPAA privacy and security rules.

Target Audience & Examples

Course Overview & Outline

Online Course Features

Course Video Demo

Sample Certificate


Any single individual who works or will work in future for an organization involved in direct medical treatment of patients involving mental health.


Psychologists, Mental health counselor, Psychiatrists, Addiction counselor, Psychoanalyst, Clinical social workers, Psychiatric nurses, Behavioral services, Psychotherapist, Mental health programs, Family and marriage counselor, Religious counselor, Art therapist, Psychiatric Pharmacists etc.

Course Overview

  • Slides with Audio: Yes
  • Self-Paced: Yes
  • Avg Completion Time: 2 Hours / Course
  • Format: Online Self-Paced Training
  • Number of Total Slides: 68
  • Access: Online Access for 60 Days
  • Certificate of Completion: Yes
  • Certificate Expiry: 2 Years
  • License: Single user license cannot be transferred once a login is assigned.


Course Outline

  • Agenda
    • The HIPAA Timeline
    • HIPAA Titles and Their Relationships
    • Definitions: PRIVACY & Security Objectives
    • Definition: Health information
    • Definition: Identifiers
    • Definition: Health Information
    • Health Information: Sets and Subsets
    • Information Covered: Privacy Rule
    • Information Covered: Security Rule
    • Minimum Necessary
    • Before PHI is Used or Disclosed
    • Required Retention Documentation
    • Civil Penalties
    • Criminal Penalties
    • HIPAA Security Rule – Overview
    • Administrative Standards
    • Additional Standards
    • Covered Entities
    • Business Associates
    • Contracting Arrangements
    • Rules for the BA’s
    • Business Associate Agreements
  • Agenda – Provider Close-Up:  Mental Health Professionals
    • Mental Health Professionals
    • Authorization versus Consent
    • Authorization Requirements
    • Defective Authorizations
    • Permissible Activities and Patient Options
  • Agenda: The Year in Review:  Investigations and Breaches
    • Breach Notification Requirements
    • Examples of Breaches
    • Breaches & Fines
    • Recent Healthplan Breaches
    • Lessons – Learned?
    • Ramifications
  • Agenda
    • Documentation
    • Event Response & Risk Assessment
    • Quick Review
  • Agenda
    • What the Future May Hold
  • Summary
  • Next Steps
  • Supremus HIPAA Certifications
  • Have Questions?

Register Now for HIPAA Mental Health Providers Course:

Course Features

  • 24 x 7 access from anywhere for self-paced online courses
  • One course for $25 to meet privacy and security awareness training requirement
  • Courses created by HIPAA Expert with practical compliance experience and security expert
  • Course updated for HITECH, Omnibus rule, meaningful use, and breach notification
  • Instantly print or download Nationally Recognized Certificates
  • Complete your course in one hour and get certification
  • Online course with audio and powerpoint slides for easy understanding of training
  • American Disability Act (ADA) compliant course format and delivery
  • 56 pages printed color manual available for purchase
  • Online courses compatible with windows, apple, iPad and other tablets
  • Option to upgrade to Certified HIPAA privacy Associate (CHPA) credential. Spanish Version available too for CHPA.
  • Complete compliance solution available based on your specific needs
  • Unlimited Phone and email Support

Mental Health Providers Training Demo

Mental Health Providers Sample Certificate

Mental Health Providers Certificate Sample

Print your HIPAA certification immediately online upon successful completion of each course

Certificate for Continuing Education Credits:

Students can buy a CE credits certificate for this course at the time of registration. You will receive 2 CE credits for this course through Approved Provider of California Board of Registered Nursing after completing the course.

Email us now at Bob@training-hipaa.net  or call (515) 865-4591 if you have any questions about this course and who should take this course. 


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  1. Very helpful & insightful. Will be using this information in the future.
    Kennedy Pass
  2. Very informative, great way to learn about the details of HIPAA and how it relates to the mental health aspect.
    Camerin Weaver
  3. I thought the training was thorough and appreciated the learnings!
    Sonali Sheel
  4. Everything was great. I recommend this program for certification for HIPAA.
    Yolande Glazier
  5. Getting certified by HIPAA is daunting at first, but after a little bit of focus and review, the benefit of seeking education in these areas becomes more and more apparent. I appreciate the condensed materials offered in the lecture and the multiple attempts available to take the test, allowing space for myself to learn and digest the content.
    Josey Hoffman
  6. This was a very informative course
    Kelsey P
  7. An enlightening and lengthy training
    Patricia H
  8. This was a very intensive but extremely important course. I felt it’s gravity and importance. Good course.
    Stella H.
  9. The content was excellent. The language and communication of the presenter was great and I learned a lot. This training was helpful! Thank you
    Joyce F.
  10. Information was helpful for my job as mental health professional.
    Michelle Bunk
  11. This was a beneficial course to understand privacy and confidentiality, limits of HIPAA and how to protect clients information.
    Corrine Schwarting
  12. I benefited from this training and it will serve me well in my postdoc year.
    Cara Luchtefeld

HIPAA Awareness for Mental Health Providers is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 487 users.