BHCOE Virtual Academy

Welcome to our library of training videos for Behavioral Health centers, administrators and staff.

Clinical Decision Modeling in Behavior Analysis

Clinical Decision Modeling in Behavior Analysis

Decision theory involves the construction of a system of behaviors fundamental to planning, and the process for acting on a decision. Selecting an option for behavior-based action implies that there are alternative decision pathways to be considered. The purpose of this webcast, designed specifically for the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), is to: (1) describe and demonstrate a technology-enabled platform for designing decision models, (2) provide an overview of areas in behavior analysis that will benefit from a Clinical Decision Support System, and (3) support the community of Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts, and Registered Behavior Technicians interested in optimizing clinical and ethical accountability by using a technology-enabled information and knowledge management system.

Translating Medical Necessity Criteria (MNC) for ABA Providers Working with Health Plans

Translating Medical Necessity Criteria (MNC) for ABA Providers Working with Health Plans

Many health care contracts include agreements which state that a plan will provide coverage only for services that are deemed reasonable and necessary, which is up to the discretion of health plans. This is the deciding factor known as Medical Necessity Criteria (MNC). This webinar discusses current best practices for determining medical necessity in autism/ABA treatment.

Addressing HIPAA Vulnerabilities

Addressing HIPAA Vulnerabilities

Almost 95% of HIPAA breaches are preventable. In fact, most healthcare privacy incidents can be avoided by combining robust training, effective organizational policies and procedures, and periodic risk assessments. Compliagent’s HIPAA training is designed to address your organization’s HIPAA vulnerabilities by teaching your staff members exactly what they need to know to be HIPAA compliant, using current industry best practices. Through this HIPAA training, Compliagent will give you the tools to build a culture of compliance around your HIPAA obligations. Compliagent will also provide insight regarding the ethical and legal implications for posting client photos, testimonials and more.

Optimizing Digital ABA Clinical Workflows

Optimizing Digital ABA Clinical Workflows

Data, reporting, and reviewing real-time client progress is paramount in the daily life of an ABA clinician. Sr. Clinical Strategist, Gregory Paquette, M.S., BCBA, shares how to improve reporting workflows to save clinicians time and resources making the most of your workforce.

Legal Issues in ABA with Jodi Bouer, Esq.

Legal Issues in ABA with Jodi Bouer, Esq.

Jodi Bouer: Autism Speaks – Lawyer of the Year 2015. As a long-time insurance coverage litigator representing insurance companies, Jodi Bouer has always viewed coverage and law litigation as the business of interpreting insurance contracts. Her pursuit of the law on behalf of her clients has always been clinical. This webinar will discuss what providers and policyholders should know about evaluating coding, appeals, claims, maximizing reimbursements and minimizing takebacks.

Effectively Training Parents in Behavior Analytic Interventions

Effectively Training Parents in Behavior Analytic Interventions

The effectiveness of behavior analytic interventions hinges on how well we can train parents and other caregivers to implement behavioral strategies in the natural environment. The purpose of this webinar is to review parent training materials, policies and procedures, and practices that we use to effectively train parents. Resources that help support effective parent training are also discussed.

Decreasing Burnout in RBTs to Increase Organizational Health

Decreasing Burnout in RBTs to Increase Organizational Health

What is burnout, from a behavioral perspective? What organizational and individual factors contributors to burnout in staff? Existing data to help identify burnout will give an overview of some additional measures that can be useful to identify and monitor burnout in staff.

New CPT Codes for Adaptive Behavior Services: What ABA Providers Need to Know

New CPT Codes for Adaptive Behavior Services: What ABA Providers Need to Know

This tutorial will provide an overview of the new CPT codes and modified codes, possible valuation approaches payers may take; differences between the Category III and Category I CPT ABA codes; and information related to navigating various payer implementations of these codes.

Leadership Skills: Having Difficult Conversations

Leadership Skills: Having Difficult Conversations

Although supervision is extremely important for provision of high quality and effective services, specialized training for it lags way behind. For example, a supervisor’s primary means of improving their supervisee’s skills is through ongoing performance evaluation and feedback. However, most supervisors report that they feel uncomfortable giving corrective feedback. In this talk, I will provide practical tips for giving tough feedback.

Negotiating ABA Reimbursement Rates

Negotiating ABA Reimbursement Rates

An ABA provider’s reimbursement rates can make the difference between profitability and breaking-even – or even going out of business. Rates need to be negotiated so that a practice can remain profitable. An ABA provider’s reimbursement rate is rarely set up according to their ability, clinical quality or outcome. Learn about what you need to know to assess your market, approach the topic with funders, and leverage accreditation to help show your organization’s value to funders.

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