Continuing Education & Resources for Mental Health Professionals


Links to HIPAA Resources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Federal HIPAA Regulations

General HIPAA Information

Definition of “Covered Entity”

Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule

Security Rule Guidance

HIPAA Privacy Rule (45 CFR Part 160 and Subparts A and E of Part 164)

HIPAA Security Rule

HIPAA Transaction Rule

HIPAA Enforcement Rule

HIPAA Breach Notification Rule (Effective September 2009)
Form for submitting notice of security breach:

HIPAA  “FINAL RULE”  (Effective March 2013)
See SUMMARY on this website.

American Counseling Association (ACA)

Private Practice in Counseling – Electronic Billing and HIPAA Compliance

American Psychological Association (APA)

HIPAA Privacy Rule Primer      

Privacy Rule Compliance Is Not Enough: Three Things You Should Know About the HIPAA Security Rule                          

Getting Into Compliance : The HIPAA Security Rule                

HIPAA Security Rule Primer

Contingency Planning: Do You Know What HIPAA Requires?              

Transaction Rule Q & A                      

A Psychologist’s Guide to the Transaction Rule                          

Research Context – HIPAA Frequently-Asked Questions                      

New HIPAA Breach Notification Rule Takes Effect – September 2009

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

HIPAA Highlights for Social Workers

What Social Workers Should Know About the HIPAA Privacy Rule

Overview of HIPAA Administrative Simplification Provisions                      

HIPAA Electronic Transactions Standards, Code Sets, and the Clinical Social Worker

Privacy Breach Notification – September 23, 2009 Effective Date

HIPPA related Resources on This Website

Confidentiality Practice Model Integrating Ethics, State Laws, & HIPAA

Manual – Integrating HIPAA Training in General Ethics-Based Staff Training

Summary of HIPAA Requirements About Staff Training

General Resources for Ethics-Based Staff Training

Minors’ Confidentiality Rights and Therapists’ Related Informed Consent Responsibilities as Created by HIPAA & Virginia Law


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